[Composite design for a child's scrap book.]
Printed by Lefevre & Kohler 52 Newman St. [London, n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph in fine original colour by hand with gum arabic, scarce. 260 x 200mm, 10¼ x 8". Contemporary presentation: glued to album leaf, with ink ruled border, numbered 'No 233' in pen lower right.
A fine example of the designs, combining elements of science, art and nature, that were printed for children to put into their scrap albums (as here). Assembling such albums became a 19th century childhood craze, and these decorative vignettes often served as a kind of frontispiece. Includes volume of Newton & a globe.
[Ref: 27546] £130.00