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.
Two impressions available - one in black & white (see ET D99a)).
Formerly at call number 1875TC (A).
Mould made paper with "J Whatman 1801" watermark
Physical description: 1 print : aquatint (colour) ; image 41.7 x 55.8 cm., within plate mark 48.2 x 59.2 cm., on sheet 55.8 x 72.9 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Topographical Prints / Rosalind M. Elmes. - National Library of Ireland, Dublin ; p. 99.
Reproduction Note: Neg. No.: R17849 & R17808 (col).
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