This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of cross-sections and ground plans of several types of embankments that were constructed on early 19th century English farms to protect and shelter fields from lakes, rivers, or the sea.
This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Light creasing. Some light surface rub. Small chip - left margin. Light water stain - bottom.
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: Landscaping, Geology
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