Print: Kronheim – This is one of their early prints by the Baxter Process and also one of the largest, its companion, The Wine Tasters is dated 1854 but this print is undated.
When Kronheim moved premises in 1903 they found a small batch of these prints in their storage and advertised them for sale in the contemporary press. As the colours on this example are so pristine this could well be one of these prints that had been stored by the printers for the first 50 years of its life. Please see our article here for more information.
I always think this would make an excellent retirement present for a teacher.
Size (cm ht x w): 29 x 36.5 (image) 33 x 43.2 (sheet)
State: On full sheet including colour swatches and registration marks as taken from the press. The sheet No 6211 is stated on the left hand margin
Condition: Pristine colours, borders show tears but this is where it has been removed from the registration needles on the printing press, one supported with tape
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