1807 Copper Engraving River Bank Conservation Geology Farming Agriculture TCF2


"Defending River Banks"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of illustrations that portray construction and building techniques to secure, guard, and protect riverbanks "from the encroachment and injury of streams when in flood or otherwise", according to early 19th century land management practices that were used in the United Kingdom (UK).


This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. Some light surface rub. Moderate water staining.

  • 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: Landscaping, Nature