Original, rare hand-coloured steel engraved plate from 1864, exquisite in detail and colour. Set in black wooden frame (without mount).
A timeless, classical piece; perfect on its own or as a set.
Dimensions 26cm x 17cm; sold individually.
Steel engraving is a traditional technique for printing illustrations in the 19th century. Intricate images are cut onto metal plates to hold the ink before pressing onto paper.