Goldsmiths, India, 1774-1781.
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actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Goldsmiths, India, 1774-1781.


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Engraving by Poison after a painting by Pierre Sonnerat (1748-1814), showing smiths forging gold or silver. The man on the left is blowing through a tube to increase the heat of the flame. Illustration from Sonnerat's 'Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781' ('Voyage to the East Indies and China, made by order of the king, from 1774 to 1781'), published in 1782.



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