Antique Prints of Sugar Production

Enjoy these historical documents showing how sugar is produced in various parts of the world.

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"Ankunft der ersten Zucker Ladung in Antwerpen im Jahre 1508"
( the arrival of the first load of sugar in Antwerp in 1508 )

Wood engraving made after the painting by Pierre Verhaert ca 1890. Vertical centerfold.

18.5 x 31.5 cm 7.2 x 12.4 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SUGAR245914


"Cutting sugar cane, Puerto Rico"

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

5.8 x 11 cm ( 2.2 x 4.3 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. PUERTORICO245432


"Sucre"

"Sucre"

( Sugar, Zucchero, Zucker, Azúcar, Sukker )

Botanical Prints by Pierre Jean Françoise Turpin.

Born in Vire, France 1775 - Died in Paris 1840.

Below is a selection of prints by Pierre Jean Françoise Turpin, one of the greatest botanical painters of his day. He studied drawing at the art school in his home town of Vire. His work was influenced by Redouté and Spaendonck. It is known that he made at least 6000 watercolors of botanical subjects on parchment. His work is to be found in works of Chaumeton, Humbolt, Bonpland and Knuth to name a few.

The prints were printed between 1814-1820.

The prints are stipple-engraved plates, printed in colors and finished by hand.

Two prints of the sugar cane plant. Includes 5 pages of text about sugar cane. (in French)

Minimal signs of age and use.

Page size: 25.5 x 15.5 cm ( 10 x 6.1 ")
Image size: 15.3 x 8.8 cm ( 6 x 3.4 ")

Price for the 2 prints: $ 125.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237228


Upper image: Harvest of the Sugar-Cane.
Lower image: The Sugar Mill.

Wood engravings ca 1860. On the revere side is an image showing the preparation of the earth for the cultivation of sugar and an article (in English) about sugar.

Upper image: 6.8 x 11.8 cm ( 2.6 x 4.6 ")
Lower image: 7 x 11.7 cm ( 2.8 x 4.6 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91001


Sucrerie, Moulin mu par un chute d Eau.

Copper engraving from the Encylopedia by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1755.
Small spot in left margin.

15.3 x 22.3 cm ( 6 x 8.8 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91007


Sucrerie, Plan des Serces ou emplacement des Chaudiers.

Copper engraving from the Encylopedia by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1755.
Minor crease in lower right margin.

22.3 x 15.9 cm ( 8.8 x 6.3 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91006


Sucrerie, Interieur d Attelier et partie du Moulin ou Goultiere.

Copper engraving by Bernard from the Encylopedia by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1755.
Small, light spot in right margin.

22.3 x 15.8 cm ( 8.8 x 6.2 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91005


Sucrerie, Affinerie des Sucres

Copper engraving by Bernard from the Encylopedia by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1755.

22.2 x 15.8 cm ( 8.7 x 6.2 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91004


Sucrerie, Coupes du Poele et des Souterreins d une grand Etuve.

Copper engraving by Bernard from the Encylopedia by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1755.
Two spots on left side visible above.

22.5 x 15.9 cm ( 8.9 x 6.3 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91003


Sucrerie, Affinerie des Sucres.

Copper engraving by Bernard from the Encylopedia by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1755.

22.2 x 16 cm ( 8.7 x 6.3 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91002


"Zuckerrohrpflanzung" ( planting sugar cane in Africa )

Wood engraving after a photograph, 1904. Reverse side is printed. Light age toning.

8.5 x 11.2 cm ( 3.3 x 4.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SUGAR245935


No Title.

Copper engraving 1752. The lower part shows sap being taken from trees and boiled for sugar (maple sugar???. In the upper part is a field scene preparing the ground and seeding.

Minor spotting in margins.

19.2 x 14.2 cm ( 7.5 x 5.5 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. SUGAR91008


The Sugar Industry of Louisiana

Wood engraving drawn by J.O. Davidson for "Harper's Weekly". Dated 1883.
Backside is printed. Margin edges are frayed.

Page size: 23.3 x 35.3 cm ( 9.1 x 13.8 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. TROPICAL5329


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