Large Folio ‐ ANTIQUE SCRAPBOOK OF PLATES c1845
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Large Folio ‐ ANTIQUE SCRAPBOOK OF PLATES c1845 German & French Engravings Etchings Drawings Paintings Lithographs Hand‐Colored Original Drawings Dogs Poodles Balloon Trick Horse Shooting Flintlock Pistol Rebus J. Cajetan J. W. Zinke Artwork Caricature Satirical Costume Animals Silhouettes Children Asian
Details: This c1845 scrapbook contains approximately 96 pages of plates featuring German and French engravings, etchings, drawings, paintings, and lithographs. Most of the plates are from a series of satirical, caricature pictures, including hand‐colored copper plate engravings of artwork by J. Cajetan (1821‐1864) and engraved by J. W. Zinke. Original drawings and paintings of dogs, rebus plates, pictures of balloons, silhouettes, and a trick horse shooting a flintlock pistol are a selection of the large number of artistic keepsakes found in this scrapbook. A smaller scrapbook containing clippings of French engravings is inserted.
Measurements for the scrapbook are approximately 10 x 15.75 inches.
Condition / Notes: This scrapbook displays some age/wear indications, including soiling and moisture markings to the exterior, with minor loss to high points. The volume is partially disbound, with the front board and spine mostly separated from the text block; the rear board is partially separated. The text block is partially cracked, however it remains intact. The hand‐colored plates retain their vibrant coloration; plates and clippings show well through mild age toning/foxing, and scattered moisture markings/soiling.
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