[ Regla columnar basalt quarry ].
$150 / ≈ €130
This common extrusive volcanic rock is used for highway construction, railroad ballast, and tile. Basalt is also a major component of asphalt.
From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et accompagné de dessins analogues au sujet par le Docteur Jules Ferrario. Asie IV.me Vol".
Published in Milan by the author between 1816 and 1827.
This aquatint engraved plate was color printed on fine move paper with additional hand-coloring.
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