1807 Copper Engraving Harrow Potato Set Scoop Farm Machinery Agriculture TCF2


"Potato Farming"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a harrow invented by a Mr. Young to till the soil and up potato seed after sowing (figs. 1 and 2), a Slarks potato set scoop (fig. 5), a Dublin potato set scoop (fig. 4), and a cross-section diagram that shows the construction of a pond (fig. 1).


This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Moderate creasing. Some moderate surface rub.

  • 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 the second 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: Tool, Implement, Farming