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Plate 37 The Leech Finders 1814 (1966.82)

Title: The Costume of Yorkshire

Object Name: book

Artist/Maker: Walker, George
Role in production: Author
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1814

Accession Number: 1966.82
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • paper
  • leather
  • gilt

Book containing forty colour plates, each depicting an aspect of Yorkshire life in 1814, accompanied by a page or more of explanatory text. A wide range of economic and social topics is covered, and because of topic matter and date, the book is indispensible for an understanding of the industrilization occurring at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Paper pages bound in heavy tooled leather with a gilt border. Explanations are written in both English and French. It is a folio size volume.

Plate number 37 - The Leech Finders


Type: Size
Height: 48 cm
Width: 34 cm