Victorian Scrapbook Album Scrap -rare Photographer Cat-camera -trade Card Sample For Sale
VICTORIAN SCRAPBOOK Album SCRAP – RARE Photographer CAT and Camera
Full-Color Chromolithograph – Stock Trade Card Sample
c1881 Victorian scrapbook album scrap – a photographer cat standing behind his
tripod box camera taking a photograph - from a late 19th Century Saint
Louis Victorian German American lady’s scrap and trade card album. Back
is blank. This appears to be an
advertising salesman’s stock advertising trade card sample.
card measures 3-3/4" x 4-1/4".
LITHOGRAPH: The image is a chromolithograph - the
printing of images by using a series of carefully registered tint stones – the
most popular method for the original print-making during the last half of the
nineteenth century. By the mid 1880's advertising printers were creating the
most expensive and elaborate works of art in colour using the chromolithograph
process. The name of the lithographer is
PHOTO NOTE: Small defects are exaggerated by the
scanning process, and many are barely noticeable when viewed in person. The photos also distort the clarity of the
images and sometimes the intensity of the colors. The muted "grainy" look is a
distortion. The colors are often more
vivid and the clarity greater when viewed in person.
CONDITION NOTE: Look carefully at the attached photo. Condition is accurately shown. This is in wonderful condition, but may not
be perfect. It may have some damaged or
flaked edges and small spots of surface color loss. However, the central image appears undamaged. The back may have glue stains or paper
residue where it was affixed to a German woman’s trade card album. ALL
DEFECTS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PHOTO.