1807 Copper Engraving Draining Irrigation Ditch Trench Farm Agriculture TCF1



This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving set of two of illustrations that depict cross sections of several types of drainage ditches and channels that were used on early 19th century farms in England. Please see both images.


This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Moderate creasing. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 10.5 inches; 21 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 Barlow.

Keywords specific to this image: Construction, Building