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  •  "System of Mechanics" Antique copper engraving Pub. London 1788

Technology Mechanics Georgian Antique Print Crane Crab Boring Pipes Antique Print

$39.91

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Technology System of Mechanics, Tab II Alexander Hogg c.1788

Crane, Crab, Boring of Pipes

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= Very good, Plate-mark complete with shadowing of mold growth now cleased and sterilized.

Wilson Lowry was a line engraver specializing in scientific and technical illustrations. He was apprenticed called Ross in Worceter. 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. He was apprenticed called Ross 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

Plate mark = 23.5 x 38 cm (9.4 x 15.2 inch)

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