Destroying the Chrysalides and reeling the Cocoons. Silk, Thomas Allom.

Destroying the Chrysalides and reeling the Cocoons.

London: Fisher, Son & Co, ca. 1843. Steel engraving of women silk workers in an outdoor setting, with small children at play, and a city visible in the distance. From 'China in a Series of Views' by George Newenham Wright. Engraved by J. Davies. Allom (1804-72) was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator, noted for his illustrations in travel books, especially those of China. Slight toning. Image 7 1/2 X 5". Paper 10 1/4 x 8" Very good overall. Item #16311

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