Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA
Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA

An Interior View of the Devon Haytor Granite Quarries

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Print. An Interior View of the Devon Haytor Granite Quarries. / From an original painting by J. Cartwright Esqr. ; Engraved by Robt Havell Junr. London, Published July 1825, for the Proprieter by R. Havell, 79, Newman Street, Oxford Street. Aquatint, col.; image 22.3x35.2cm, on sheet cut to platemark 32x43.5 cm. Scene with men working in the quarries, at the walls or hewing and shaping blocks of granite for lifting by pulleys onto horsedrawn chassis for transport by wagonway

Additional Makers: Engraved and published by Robert Havell

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Haytor Quarry, Newton Abbot, England

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