1807 Copper Engraving Lactometer Limestone Pound Machine Farm Agriculture TCF2

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"Lactometer"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a Lactometer used to measure and determine different qualities in milk (fig. 1) and a Limestone Pounding Machine that was used to crush rocks into gravel or powder (fig. 2).

CONDITION

This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light wrinkling. Some light surface rub. Light water stain - bottom.

  • 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!

This piece was illustrated by Blunt, C.. Artist name printed on page - bottom right of image.

Reproductive art by C. Blunt.

Keywords specific to this image: Farming, Machinery, Implement, Tool, Apparatus, Mining, Equipment

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