Original woodblock by Moore and Williamson, engraving of Richard Daft c.1863

Object Type
Artwork/Production and mounting equipment/Printing block
Date Used
Circa 1863
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Six blocks of wood screwed together to form a large printing block. Features an engraving of the Nottinghamshire cricketer Richard Daft, posing with a bat and wicket in front of a country house or pavilion. Engravers name features, in reverse, at lower left corner. Additional engraving on base edge of block features an address "12 Red Lion Ct. Fleet St." and a name "T.I. Lawrence" who made the wood block for the engraver. Verso is a 1987 Christie's auction sticker "Lot 394/2"
0 - Whole: H: 346 W: 239 D: 22mm (H: 13 5/8 W: 9 7/16 D: 7/8")
Date Used
Circa 1863
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