Atelier de Monnayage [Coin-making workshop].

Lithograph, hand-colored, 1848.
Image size 10 3/4 x 14 1/16" (27.3 x 35.8 cm).
Good condition, save some chipping in the outer margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90806
Price: $365.00
Publisher : Published in Paris, L. Hachette & c.
From "Notions Industrielles." Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. a Paris. Lith de P. Bineteau, r. de L'Observance, 6.

This lithograph depicts a workshop in which coins are made. At the left a gentleman punches the coins out of metal sheets, in the background an individual is pouring molten metal into molds to form said sheets. In the mid-ground the coins are being stamped, and on the eight two people work to ready the metal sheets for stamping.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Trades And Industries , Miscellaneous Professions