Price: € 44,50

Subject: Plate: 'The Village Amanuensis.' (The village scribe / clerc, or a person who writes dictations.) This plate shows a romantic scene with a young man and woman and a dog. The scribe is probably taking dictations for a love letter.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and foxing. Please study scan as this shows the condion very well. Foxing can be removed on request.
Medium: Steel engraving on a velling type paper. Age: 1843. Authenticity guaranteed.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25 x 35.5 cm. The image size is ca. 16 x 25 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 14 inch. The image size is ca. 6.3 x 9.8 inch.
Part Number: 18765
Location: A190-40
Description: This scarse old antique engraved print originates from: 'Findens' Tableaux of National Character, Beauty, and Costume. Containing a series of sixty-one beautiful illustrations engraved by and under the superintendence of W. and E. Finden. With original tales in prose and Poetry... in two volumes.', published by T.G. March, London, 1843.

Artists and Engravers: William Finden (1787-1852) was an English line engraver. His younger brother, Edward Finden (1791-1857), worked in conjunction with him, and so much demand arose for their productions that ultimately a company of assistants was engaged. This plate engraved by W & C Hollis after E.C. Wood.