'An Interior View of the Haytor Granite Quarries', Devon, 1825.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured aquatint engraved and published by Robert Havell Junior after an original painting by J Cartwright, showing a view of the Hay Tor quarries on Dartmoor. During the 1820s and 1830s, the Hay Tor Granite Quarries supplied 'Hay Tor' granite for such buildings as the new London Bridge (completed in 1831), parts of the National Gallery (1832) and Covent Garden Market (1830). Published for the Proprietor by Havell Junior of 79, Newman Street, Oxford Street, London.