1807 Copper Engraving Mole Plow Farming Machinery Agriculture Implement TCF2


"Mole Ploughs"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a mole-plow that was invented by Adam Scott of Guildford, Surrey, England that was used to drain water, (not massacre a labour of moles), from farmland during the early 19th century.


This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Moderate creasing. Some light surface rub. Small tear - bottom.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches; 27 x 21 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: Apparatus, Tool