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"Archimedes's Screw Pump"
This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of an Archimedes' screwpump used for transferring water into irrigation ditches, a Berne-Machine used for uprooting trees that was invented by Peter Sommer, a Borer used for finding soil types, a Peat-Borer used to remove peaty soils, a small plough called an Araire, and other antique farming tools and equipment.
This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Light wrinkling. Some light surface rub. Small hole - left side. Light water stain - bottom left corner.
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: Agriculture