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SLATE QUARRY, SLATE EXTRACTION, original antique print 1766

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ART OF

EXTRACTING SLATES OUT OF THEIR QUARRIES 

SLITTING, CUTTING THEM &c.



 Engraved for The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure

Published London 1766 by John Hinton.  

An interesting copper engraved antique print of a slate quarry to illustrate the mid 18th century techniques of slate extraction and processing. The print is accompanied by the related text describing slate quarrying which includes a lettered key to the points of interest in the engraving.

 Fine condition other than close trimming to the right margin as issued. 

 Printed on hand laid paper, blank verso.

Approx. 8" x 5" (205mm x 130mm) overall.


The Universal Magazine was a popular 18th century illustrated periodical.

  It was established in 1747 by John Hinton and ran until 1799. The fine copper engraved illustrations and maps are widely collected.
 


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

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