JOHN LEECH - 8 FRAMED ILLUSTRATIONS - SCROOGE & BOB CRATCHIT-- A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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Charles Dickens' -- A CHRISTMAS CAROL -- SCROOGE & BOB CRATCHITThis is a set of 8 professionally framed and signed prints measuring approx. 17-1/2 by 22 These are published and unpubl ished illustrations by John Leech
A Certificate of Authenticity provided by The Museum of Printing History - Houston, TX will be provided and is in the photograph s
The Museum's prints were made from plates made from the original engravings and were reproduced by courtesy of the Dickens House Museum, London. They were printed on an English Albion Press, the same type of press used by Dickens in his print shop.
Starting in 1993, The Museum has reprinted engravings from plates made from the original engravings and were reproduced in a numbered limited of 250. The prints offered by this seller are 7/250 of the 1999 printing -- Scrooge and Bob Cratchit
Each is hand colored by members of the Water Color Arts Society of Houston. Therefore the prints are reproduced in the manner in which they were in 1843 when the wood engravings were printed in black and white and hand colored by women and children.
Each is signed by David Charles Dickens, Dickens' great grandson or Gerald Charles Dickens, his great-great grandson...on some of the prints the signatures are a little faded but legible. Others are not faded. They are professionally ... read more