1807 Copper Engraving Washing Steaming House Farming Machinery Agriculture TCF2


"Steaming Apparatus"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a cross-section and ground plan of a Washing and Steaming House or apparatus in which, the well (fig. A), the conduit (fig. BB), the frame of the potato washer (fig. C), the crane circle (fig. D), the boiler seat (fig. F), the steam pipe that connects the lead pots (fig, G), the steam tubs (fig. H), the framing and platform where the lead pots stand (fig. K), and the stone troughs for potatoes (fig, L) are depicted.


This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Moderate wrinkling. 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!

Keywords specific to this image: Implement, Blueprint, Schematic, Construction, Building