Arts et Metiers. Vue de la Roue a Pots ou Machine a Arroser. PROFESSIONS - IRRIGATION.

Arts et Metiers. Vue de la Roue a Pots ou Machine a Arroser.

Paris. Ca. 1820.
Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 13 x 19 inches on sheet approx. 21 x 28 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Dampstaining at upper left corner, just touching plate mark, else very good. Plate V from Etat Moderne (artifacts and life) Vol. II, of the second edition of "Description de L'Egypte". View of the wheel and 'bucket' system used to provide irrigation to the fields. Item #31415

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