Ms, [4] leaves on one sheet. 'On the Washing of Le

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1805-1820 in Allendale
maker:
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Part 66, page 1. Album of watercolours and sketches of Lead Mining, Allendale, Alston Moor, Northumberland, early 19th
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 66, page 2. Album of watercolours and sketches of Lead Mining, Allendale, Alston Moor, Northumberland, early 19th
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 66, page 3. Album of watercolours and sketches of Lead Mining, Allendale, Alston Moor, Northumberland, early 19th
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 66, page 4. Album of watercolours and sketches of Lead Mining, Allendale, Alston Moor, Northumberland, early 19th
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Ms, [4] leaves on one sheet. 'On the Washing of Lead Ore' / Lead Mining, Alston Moor, Northumberland, early 19th century. unsigned. no watermark. 25 x 38cm folded to 25cm x 19cm. In the same hand as titles to watercolours and sketches. Contemporary account of practice and the potential of a machine, based on personal survey 'I collected and determined....'; proposes a vessel for the washing and removal of lead ore from water with control over velocity; refers to figurations in accompanying sheet (No. 67).

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1985-2032/66
type:
watercolours
status:
Permanent collection

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