Slovakia, 1805. Internal View of the Silver Mines near Schemnitz, in Hungary. Engraving
Slovakia, 1805. Internal View of the Silver Mines near Schemnitz, in Hungary. Engraving 26.5 x 20.5cm, picture area 17.5 x 13.7cm of miners descending by rope in torchlight with blast in background. Date below title. Published Bungay: Brightley and Kinnersley. Drawn by WM Craig, engraved by T.Wallis. Age-toned on leading edges of book page with very slight foxing along bound edge. In good to very good condition. Not to be confused with modern Chemnitz in Germany. Schemnitz is now Banska Stiavnica in Slovakia.