British village, c 1750.

British village, c 1750.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Model (scale1:72) representing an 18th-century British landscape with a farm in the foreground. Behind the farm, coal is unloaded from wagons onto canal barges at a staithe. The model also shows other typical elements of industry and agriculture of the time; windmill, charcoal burning, ironworks, coalmine, wooden railway, navigation, lock, tanning, and other buildings.

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