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LOWKERS, COSTUME OF YORKSHIRE, Farm Workers, Walker, original antique print 1814

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LOWKERS

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 a group of "Lowkers" at work pulling weeds. Dated in the plate (1813).

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

The work is described in detail with the lowkers dismissed as a "garrulous class of mortals".


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 condition other than some very light spotting in the upper border, 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 1813, blank verso, not folded.


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

NDPB917


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