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the common Method of Beetling, Scutching and Hackling the Flax / Irish Linen Industry

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1877,0113.373

  • Title (object)

    • the common Method of Beetling, Scutching and Hackling the Flax

    Title (series)

    • Irish Linen Industry
  • Description

    Plate IV: a simple interior, where women are hacking at bundles of flax, holding themover wodden posts, another is twisting a bundle of it, a man standing to right is carding a bundle over combs set in a bench in front of him and a girl is carding another bundle on a stone, using a roller, on the left, with a little girl playing with a dog in the foreground; over an oval. 1791
    Stipple etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1791
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 340 millimetres
    • Width: 415 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, incorporated into a dedication from Hincks to 'Randal William McDonnell, Earl of Antrim, Viscount Dunluce, Baron of Antrim, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Antrim, and Knight of the Most Honorable Military Order of the Bath' around a crest with the motto 'Toutjours Pret', a key and 'Plate IV. / Wm. Hincks delin et sculp / London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date

    1877

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1877,0113.373

Plate IV: a simple interior, where women are hacking at bundles of flax, holding themover wodden posts, another is twisting a bundle of it, a man standing to right is carding a bundle over combs set in a bench in front of him and a girl is carding another bundle on a stone, using a roller, on the left, with a little girl playing with a dog in the foreground; over an oval.  1791  Stipple etching

Recto

Plate IV: a simple interior, where women are hacking at bundles of flax, holding themover wodden posts, another is twisting a bundle of it, a man standing to right is carding a bundle over combs set in a bench in front of him and a girl is carding another bundle on a stone, using a roller, on the left, with a little girl playing with a dog in the foreground; over an oval. 1791 Stipple etching

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