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Engraving

The Pancake Woman by Rembrandt 1635

Rembrandt (1606-1669) Image to go with our new pancake youtube video. Detail: frypan, pancakes, children, dog, spatula, fire

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A Macaroni French Cook by M. Darly 1772

M. Darly This image shows the charcoal cooking surfaces that used windows for ventilation. Detail: kitchen, raised hearth, table, carrots, cook, food, apron, sauce pan, strainer, tongs, spatula, hat, sword, mirror, window, shelf, canister, ham, knife

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British Army in Concord by Amos Doolittle engraver and Ralph Earl artist 1775

Amos Doolittle (1754 – 1832)   Ralph Earl (1751 – 1801) Detail: graveyard, tombstone, telescope, walking stick, military, soldier, stone wall, military formation

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Calas’s farewell to his family by Daniel Chodowiecki 1767

Daniel Chodowiecki   ( 1726  – 1801 ) Very nice punched tin lantern in this image. Detail: prison, soldier, jailer, clergy, leg iron, cell, door, cartridge box, musket, spectacles, medicine, wing back chair, work cap, ladies’ cape, tin lantern, padlock, keys

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La Pharmacie Rustique by Locher and Hübner 1775

Drawn by G. Locher (1730 – 1795 )  engraved by Bartholomew Hübner (1775) Detail: pharmacy, medicine, books, bottles, chair, table, urine, syringe, canister, mortar and pestle, chatelaine, watch, fan, doctor

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Tanning from Diderot’s Encyclopedia 1769

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert And you thought you had a tough job. Detail: workshop, work bench, hides, tanning, tanners, windows, open fire, grill, mules (shoes)

Categories: 18th Century, Engraving, French | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Tinsmith – Tools from Diderot 1763

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert Detail: tools, stump anvil, punch, square, pliers, nippers, bellows, bucket, betty lamp, soldering iron, shears

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Tinsmith from Encyclopedia Diderot and D’alembert 1763

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert Detail: workshop, tinware, tin bucket, tin funnel, stump anvil, mallet, shears, soldering iron, betty lamp, cooking pot, chocolate pot, plates, brazier, work bench, stool, dog, oil lamp

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Village Politicians by David Wilkie and Abraham Raimbach 1813

painter – David Wilkie (1785 – 1841) and engraver – Abraham Raimbach (1776 – 1843) Here is the complete picture. Detail: dog, spoon, bowl, cooking pot, cast iron pot with wood lid, iron pot split bail, wood stool, wood tub, wood bucket, table, cork screw, glass bottle, bread, cheese, fish, tin plate, basket, smoking pipes, … Continue reading »

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Center Table Detail – Village Politicians by David Wilkie and Abraham Raimbach 1813

painter – David Wilkie (1785 – 1841) and engraver – Abraham Raimbach (1776 – 1843) Anybody know what that shoehorn thing is on the floor? Detail: beer bottles, beer bottle basket, basket, pipe, chair, table, decanter, half gaiters, buckled breeches, tied breeches, newspaper, eating knife, temple framed spectacles, eye glasses

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