The Great Press

Method Copper engraving with hand colouring
Artist James Mynde
Published [c. 1750]
Dimensions Image 85 x 152 mm, Plate 120 x 160 mm, Sheet 156 x 199 mm
Notes Detailed engraving of a wine press, with the different parts of the press lettered A-H, and corresponding key beneath.

James Mynde (1702 - 1771) was a British engraver. Working in London, he owned a large studio, and could charge up to 60 guineas for an apprentice. He was responsible for numerous book illustrations and later became an engraver to the Royal Society.

Condition: Trimmed close to plate mark to right side. Two vertical centre folds as issued. Small tear to bottom of left centre fold.
Framing unmounted
Price £45.00
Stock ID 43622