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A Glass House

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Additional makers

Publisher - Edward Orme; Print maker - Charles Turner

Description

View inside a glass-blowing factory, with men standing by the furnace on the right, one blowing, two others shaping glass; to left, two men operate a wheel set over a large wooden box, and another man enters the room carrying a bundle of sticks; after William Orme; transparency with hand-colouring on recto and verso. 1799. Hand-coloured etching and mezzotint.

Inscription

Lettered below the image with the title, and 'From the Original Transparent Drawing by W,,m Orme. // Sold & Published Jan.y 1, 1799, by Edw.d Orme, Conduit Street, London. / Where may be had a variety of Transparent Prints, and new Publications. / NB. All Colours & Preparations for Drawing Transparencies, to be had as above. // Orme, Conduit Street, Excu.t'

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England

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