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'Seed-driller', late 18th century.


'Seed-driller', late 18th century.
2 7 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 19cm


'Semoir' ('Seed plough'); engraving by Deseve after Deguignes, from a book on China, showing two Chinese farm workers using a drilling tool to sow rows of seeds. One of eleven engravings from the book, which includes both industrial and waterway scenes.

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