The Story of Elizabeth (titlepage design)

After Frederick Walker British

Not on view

This photograph records Walker's drawing on a woodblock for the title-page of "The Story of Elizabeth," later engraved by Swain and published in 1867. A visible horizontal joint-line reflects the fact that wood engravings are printed from small pieces of boxwood, cut across the grain, then bolted together.

The Story of Elizabeth (titlepage design), After Frederick Walker (British, London 1840–1875 Perthshire, Scotland), Photograph of a drawing on a woodblock

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