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Blowing of lime stone quarries

Blowing of lime stone quarries

Engraver: Hassell, John

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1798

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXI

Item number: 18-a

Genre: Topographical Print

The cliffs of the Wye Valley are made of limestone. In the late 18th century, lime production and agriculture were the predominant local industries.

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