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Title

Perspective view of a lapping room, with the measuring, crisping or folding the cloth in lengths, picking the laps or lengths, typing in the clips, acting by the mechanic power of the laver (lever) to press the cloth.

Object Name

PRINT; Stipple engraving

Maker

Hincks, William; Hincks, William; Hincks, William (Primary maker)
Hincks, William (artist)
Hincks, William (engraver)
Hincks, William (publisher)

Date Made

03/09/1783 (publication)
before 1780
before 1780
03/09/1783 (publication)

Place Made

Ireland (North)
Down (townland)

Description

Stipple engraving, [framed and glazed], with Dedication and Coat of Arms of Viscount Kingsborough; Hincks print XI. One of a set of 12 plates representing the various processes used in the linen manufacture in the north of Ireland.

Catalogue Number

BELUM.P416.1936

Copyright

National Museums NI