Sculptura in Aes

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On the right, an engraver and apprentices reproduce an image in copper, while printers in the center heat and warm plates for printing at the rolling press on the left.
Engraving after Jan van der Straet, “Sculptura in Aes,” Nova Reperta (New Inventions) (Antwerp: Philips Galle, c. 1580-1605). British Museum Collection Database, Ii,5.174.

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An engraving showing the inside of an early modern engraver’s workshop and printing press as part of a series of plates on modern inventions.

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    After Jan van der Straet, Nova Reperta (New Inventions) (Antwerp: Philips Galle, c. 1580-1605)
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