Diderot and d'Alembert
10 antique Prints Plate II - XII: Teinture des Gobelins.
Set of 10 plates dealing with the dying of carpets. The plates show the workshop, machines, tools etc. Two plates are double folio size and folding. These plates originate from the plate section. Included is a copy with legends / explications. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24 x 39 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 32 cm. The folding plates size: 50 x 41 cm.
From: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers', which was published under the direction…