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0460000492

Salt Works: on right quality of product is being shown to potential customer while, left, women are refining brine in a boiler. Eggs were sometimes added to brine and the impurities removed from surface with resulting scum. From Johann van Beverwycks 'Schat der Gesontheyt', Amsterdam, 1660. Copperplate engraving.

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Salt Works:  on right quality of product is being shown to potential customer while, left, women are refining brine in a boiler. Eggs were sometimes added to brine and the impurities removed from surface with resulting scum.  From Johann van Beverwycks 'Schat der Gesontheyt', Amsterdam, 1660. Copperplate engraving.