Gold mines, County of Wicklow
In the Fore-ground are several Figures employed in working or buddeling; in the Middle ground they are seen digging & barrowing the earth which contains the particles of Gold, on the first discovery of these Mines, pieces of pure Gold were found valued at eighty pounds and upwards, one of which may be seen at the Levarian Museum. The scene closes with Croughan and the adjoining hills /
T. Sautell Roberts delt. ; J. Bluck fecit.
|Main Creator:||Bluck, J., fl.1791-1819, engraver.|
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London : [s.n.], 19th May 1804.
Formerly at call number 1875TC (B).
Two impressions available - one coloured (see call number ET D99).
Mould made paper with "J Whatman" watermark
Physical description: 1 print : aquatint ; image 41.6 x 56 cm., cropped within plate mark, on sheet 48 x 59.9 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Topographical Prints / Rosalind M. Elmes. - National Library of Ireland, Dublin ; p. 99.
Reproduction Note: Neg. no.: R15430 (B&W).
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