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Antique Print Illustrating the Usage of Charcoal by R. Benard, 1779


This plate shows Charcoal, construction of a furnace for the cooking of coal and related tools. It originates from "Receuil de Planches, pour la Nouvelle Edition du Dictionnaire Raisonne", an accompanying plate volume for a quarto size Diderot / d'Alembert Encyclopedia ed., which was published in Geneva by Pellet, circa 1779. It is based on the original 'Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers [...].' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772.


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    H 14.18 in. x W 18.71 in. x D 0.2 in.

    H 36 cm x W 47.5 cm x D 5 mm

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    Langweer, NL
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