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Dredging Plate CCIV

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 8 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019704
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. It features a cross section and an overhead view of a dredging vessel in operation. The vessel's steam engine powers the bucket-chain, which digs at the surface below. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Dredging Plate CCIV

    Primary title: ENGRAVING OF BUCKET DREDGING MACHINE EQUIPMENT ENTITLED `DREDGING'

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