The Slate Mine', Rydal Water, Cumberland, 1800.
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The Slate Mine', Rydal Water, Cumberland, 1800. Colour aquatint of 1800 by J C Stadler after an oil painting by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg (1740-1812), showing a quarry, wagons, wheelbarrows and labourers in the slate industry. The original oil was exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, in 1785. Dimensions: 498mm x 650mm.