An Interior View of the Devon Haytor Granite Quarries

Made:
1825 in London
artist:
Joseph Cartwright
maker:
Robert Havell

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An Interior View of the Devon Haytor Granite Quarries. / Print. From an original painting by J. Cartwright Esqr. ;
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Print. An Interior View of the Devon Haytor Granite Quarries. / From an original painting by J. Cartwright Esqr. ; Engraved by Robt Havell Junr. London, Published July 1825, for the Proprieter by R. Havell, 79, Newman Street, Oxford Street. Aquatint, col.; image 22.3x35.2cm, on sheet cut to platemark 32x43.5 cm. Scene with men working in the quarries, at the walls or hewing and shaping blocks of granite for lifting by pulleys onto horsedrawn chassis for transport by wagonway

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1980-368
Materials:
aquatint, paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Edmunds, A.
status:
Permanent collection

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