Antique Prints of Various Trades
Enjoy these historical prints of various trades. All prints are in good condition unless otherwise mentioned. Some traces of age and wear are normal for antique prints. Please contact us if you are looking for a particular profession or trade.
" The Glass Blower "
Wood engraving in classical
style ca 1870. Below the image and on the reverse side is an
Page size: 18.5 x 13.5 cm ( 7.2 x 5.3 ")
Order Nr. TRADE237223
The Cochineal and Lac Insects" (Dactylopius coccus - Scale insects) Crimson colored dye carmine.
Lithograph by W. Hawkins. Original hand coloring. From “Graphic Illustrations of Animals shewing their utility in their employments during life and uses after death". London, ca. 1860.
In the center of the lithograph shown:
Coccus lacca, coccus cacti, croton lacciferum (Asia) Cactus cocheniliffera (Prickly Pear) South America.
Uses on surrounding pictures clockwise from top: Gathering cochineal; crossing the Andes with serons of Cochineal; Dying C.; for Colour---C.; Japanning---L.; Sealing Wax---L.;
Hatmaking---L.; Making ShellLac; Gathering Stick Lac---Asia.
The use as a cosmetic dye as for lipsticks is not shown here.
Some minor spotting mainly in margins. Repair in lower margin on centerfold.
Size within black borderlines: 30.3 x 36.5 cm (11.9 x 14.3")
Order Nr. INSECTS9941
"Die beiden Collegen" ( the two collegues)
Wood engraving made after a painting by E. Limmer ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.
Print shows a wandering painter meeting an artist painter.
15.8 x 12 cm ( 6.2 x 4.7 ")
Order Nr. TRADE237711
Antique Prints of Taxidermy
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