'Pulling the Flax', 1791.

Hinck, W

'Pulling the Flax', 1791.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm


Line and stipple engraving from W Hinck's 'Irish Linen Industry' (1791), showing the method of pulling flax and saving the seed. The proces has been illustrated in the context of an idyllic pastoral scene.

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