1807 Copper Engraving Blasting Screw Auger Lever Tool Farming Agriculture TCF1


"Blasting Apparatus"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a blowing screw, an auger, a lever, a chisel, and a blasting apparatus that were used with gunpowder to blow up large stones or pieces of wood on English farms in the early 19th century.


This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Light creasing. Some moderate surface rub. Light water stain - top right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 10.5 inches; 20 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is excited to present a collection of copper engravings from 1807 of antique farm machinery, livestock, farm buildings, and land management practices from the early 19th century. To continue "plowing" through this rare collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Reproductive art by C. Blunt.

Keywords specific to this image: Equipment, Machinery, Demolition, Explosive