CHARCOAL BURNING C19th (c.1850)

Anon

Finely drawn image of charcoal burning

Date: c.1850

Miniature pen drawing approx 17cm. x 18.5 cm. In frame or 7 cm. x 4 cm for the image. Captioned with title "Charcoal Burner's Hut Near Brest." Charcoal burners lived in the woods and forests where they worked, as they had to constantly watch their charcoal stacks to regulate their temperature . A charming image of a lost woodland industry.

Binding
In small gilt frame

£55

Offered by John Underwood Antiquarian Books