1807 Copper Engraving Yorkshire Middleton's Hay-Sweep Farm Tool Agriculture TCF1

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"Hay-Sweeps"

This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a Yorkshire Hay-Sweep farm implement used for gathering and conveying hay to stacks (fig. 2), Middleton's Hay-Sweep (fig. 3), Charlock, Field or Wild Mustard (Sinapis arvensis, fig. 4), Corn Crowfoot (fig. 5), Corn Marigold or Corn Daisy (Glebionis segetum, fig. 6), and Small Corn Parsley (fig. 7).

CONDITION

This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Moderate wrinkling. Some light 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 a 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 Barlow.

Keywords specific to this image: Farming, Machinery, Apparatus, Botanical, Flower, Print, Plant

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