To the right hon'able Lord Viscount Kingsborough, ... this plate representing a perspective view of a lapping room, with the measuring, crisping or folding the cloth in lengths, picking the laps or lengths, tying in the clips, acting by the mechanic power of the laver to press the cloth round & firm, and sealing it preparatory to its going to the Linen Hall; is ... inscribed by ... Wm. Hincks / Wm. Hincks, delin. et sculp.
Print shows an interior view of a room in a mill or factory where several men are engaged in measuring, folding, and binding cloth into lengths.
Title from item.
Incorporated into the title is a coat-of-arms "Spes Tuatissima Cœlis."
First published 1782.
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).