Glass making casting grinding workers 1754 Thomas Jefferys lot 3 engraved printsAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Plate Glass- Glass making
(Casting & Running Glass- Grinding and pollishing plate glass- Glass makers at work.)
Issued 1754, London. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys [1710-1771].
Charming small lot of three different mid-18th century engraved topical prints by this famous engraver better known for his work as a map engraver. Jefferys was Geographer to his Royal Higness Prince of Wales.
Lot priced at a modest $32 per print.
Prints show clear signs of their age, light overall toning, smudging or spotting as clearly visible in scans, but still pleasing and of historical interest.
Sheet measures c. 8" x 5" .
Printed area measures c. 7 1/4" x 4 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v.2, p. 433-5.