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Inside of a Saltern at Lymington, With the Manner of Making Salt (colour transparency)

1784c

LMGLM:1993.165.31

Summary: photograph, colour transparency, of drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, interior of salt boiling house on salt marshes at Lymington, Lymington and Pennington, Hampshire, about 1784Identification note: Rowlandson shows clouds of steam evaporating from the boiling pans of salty water to leave salt crystals behind. Rowlandson shows himself on the left and Wigstead his travelling companion...

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Summary: photograph, colour transparency, of drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, interior of salt boiling house on salt marshes at Lymington, Lymington and Pennington, Hampshire, about 1784

Identification note: Rowlandson shows clouds of steam evaporating from the boiling pans of salty water to leave salt crystals behind. Rowlandson shows himself on the left and Wigstead his travelling companion on the right. Between is a salt worker with his long handled shovel ready to scoop out the salt.

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