Title: ‘Gold mines, County Wicklow’
Creator: John Bluck after Thomas Sautelle Roberts
Description: Print, ‘Gold mines, County of Wicklow’.
Caption: “In the Fore-ground are several Figures employed in working or building; in the Middle ground they are seen digging and barrowing the Earth, which contains the particles of Gold : on the first discovery of these Mines, pieces of pure Gold were found valued at eighty pounds and upwards, one of which may be seen at the Levarian Museum. The Scene closes with Croughan and the adjoining Hills”.
Date: Published in London, 19 May 1804
Format: Coloured aquatint
Archive reference: LDGSL/410
Image reference: 08-15
Recommended print size: Up to 70 x 50cm