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

Line Swinglers

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Print. [Line Swinglers] / Geo. Walker Del.; Engraved by R. & D. Havell. - Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Jany 1, 1814. Aquatint, handcol.; image 19.9x29.8cm on sheet 25x36cm. [Plate XXIV] from The Costume of Yorkshire / George Walker. Textile workers. One man breaks a line using a 'swape'; on the right, another 'swingles' it by chopping with a wooden hatchet across an upright plank.

Additional Makers: George Walker (artist); Engraved by Robert and Daniel Havell

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Leeds, England

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