Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    TO THE RIGHT HON.\BLE WILLS HILL, EARL OF HILLSBOROUGH,/ This PLATE representing a PERSPECTIVE VIEW of a SCUTCH MILL, with the Method of Breaking the FLAX/ with groved Rollers, and Scutching it with Blades fixt on a Shaft, both turn'd by the Main Wheel,/ Great Improvements in the Method of Breaking and Scutching of Flax;/ Is most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships obedient and much obliged humble Servant, W,,\m Hincks.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    William Hincks (Designer, engraver and publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    July 4 1783 (1783-1783)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Stipple Etched, Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0187.005


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1953.0187.005

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

TO THE RIGHT HON.\BLE WILLS HILL, EARL OF HILLSBOROUGH,/ This PLATE representing a PERSPECTIVE VIEW of a SCUTCH MILL, with the Method of Breaking the FLAX/ with groved Rollers, and Scutching it with Blades fixt on a Shaft, both turn'd by the Main Wheel,/ Great Improvements in the Method of Breaking and Scutching of Flax;/ Is most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships obedient and much obliged humble Servant, W,,\m Hincks.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

William Hincks (Designer, engraver and publisher)
1752-1797

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

July 4 1783 (1783-1783)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; W.\m Hincks delin. et sculp.
2. Inscription; Lower center, beneath title; London. Publish'd as the Act directs by W.\m Hincks, July 4.\th 1783.

Subjects

Genre scene; Armorial device

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Stipple Etched, Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

14.1 (H) , 16.9 (W) , 13.4 (Image H) , 16 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

35.9 (H) , 42.9 (W) , 13.4 (Image H) , 16 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 13.7 in. (34.9 cm). Plate W: 16.6 in. (42.2 cm).

Publisher Summary

Hincks, William

Publication Date

07/04/1783

Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom

Watermark

None

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

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