The Indigo Manufactory.

Title: The Indigo Manufactory.
Date: C1778
Artist: Unknown
Image Size: 293mm x 170mm (11.54" x 6.69")
Technique: Copper engraving.
Condition: In good condition.
Stock Number: NCSGM 035 DYE (NIA) (DRW 002)
33087
Price: $A 35
Description:

Scene showing the processes of dyeing fabric the colour of Indigo.

  • 1. Vat.
  • 2. Pounding Tub.
  • 3. Receiver.
  • 4. The water filtrating from the Indigo.
  • 5. Indigo Plants.
  • 6. Indians carrying dye in sacks.
  • 7. Drying Cases.
  • 8. Indians carrying Indigo to the Drying Cases.

From Charles Theodore Middleton's A Complete System of Geography.