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1788 Science Altitude organ pentagraph ice house Glanders Antique Print

$25.40

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PL.17 Science Altitude Antique Print Alexander Hogg  c.1788

Aeolus Harp, Glanders (illness of horses, mules &c), Altitude of the Sea, Ice House, Marquetry, Organ, Pentagraph, Perch Pot Ash

Antique Copper engraving engraved by Wilson Lowry (1762-1834), printed on hand made hemp and flax laid paper.

Published "According to an Act of Parliament" by Alexander Hogg, at the Kings Arms No 16 Paternoster Row, London circa 1788

Condition = Fair, soft fold along length right side

Wilson Lowry was a line engraver specializing in scientific and technical illustrations. Lowry was apprenticed  in Worcester. He moved to London in 1780. He is credited with the invention of a device for hatching on plates and one of the earliest to use steel was a line engraver specializing in scientific and technical illustrations.

Plate mark= 9.4 x 15in (23.5 x 37.5cm)

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