1807 Copper Engraving Windmill Hand Corn Hand Mill Farm Machine Agriculture TCF2



This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a Portuguese Windmill (fig. 1), a Horizontal Hand Corn Mill that was invented by a Mr. Wright (fig. 2), and another Hand Mill that was invented by Mr. Sergeant of Whitehaven, Cumbria, England (fig. 3).


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

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 10.5 inches; 21 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 H. Mutlow.

Keywords specific to this image: Apparatus, Tool, Implement, Farming