Line Swinglers

Made:
1814 in Leeds
publisher:
Robinson and Son
engraver:
Robert and Daniel Havell
artist:
George Walker

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Print: [Line Swinglers] / Geo. Walker Del.; Engraved by R. & D. Havell. - Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Jany 1,
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Print: [Line Swinglers] / Geo. Walker Del.; Engraved by R. & D. Havell. - Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Jany 1,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Print. [Line Swinglers] / Geo. Walker Del.; Engraved by R. & D. Havell. - Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Jany 1, 1814. Aquatint, handcol.; image 19.9x29.8cm on sheet 25x36cm. [Plate XXIV] from The Costume of Yorkshire / George Walker. Textile workers. One man breaks a line using a 'swape'; on the right, another 'swingles' it by chopping with a wooden hatchet across an upright plank.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1992-172
Materials:
aquatint, paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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