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LINE SWINGLERS, COSTUME OF YORKSHIRE, Flax Trade, G.Walker, antique print 1814

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LINE SWINGLERS

Engraved by R&D Havell after George Walker

for "The Costume of Yorkshire" by George Walker


Published by Robinson and Son, Leeds 1814

A fine original aquatint of two Yorkshire line swinglers at work cutting and preparing flax. Dated in the plate.

From a first edition of Walker's "The Costume of Yorkshire" accompanied by the related text in English and French.


A fascinating record of Yorkshire life in Regency England first issued as a part work in 1813 to 1814 and published as a complete book in 1814.

An interesting print, ideal for framing and display.


Fine, clean condition, free of repairs or restoration. The superb original colours remain bright and fresh.

Approx. 12" x 8" (300mm x 200mm) image area only.

Approx. 14.5" x 10.5" (370mm x 260mm) overall.

Printed on heavy grade Whatman paper, watermarked 1811, blank verso, not folded.


A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 200 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

NDPB917



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