These hand colored (period color) stone lithographs were published by Vincent Brooks(a major lithographic company in London in the ...
moreThese hand colored (period color) stone lithographs were published by Vincent Brooks(a major lithographic company in London in the mid 19th century). They depict six different varieties of seaweed. Quality antique prints of seaweed are hard to find, especially attractive sets such as this. Be sure to view our other listing of 7 varieties of green seaweed. Dimensions: Apprx. 4.75" x 7.5" unframed. Excellent condition.
The printing process was extremely laborious, involving long-apprenticed highly trained artisans who apprenticed for many years. It also involved challenging hand-operated machinery, inking of lithographic stones, sheets of paper individually hung to dry, skill and much patience. The outline was laid in with a lithographic stone. Then the colors were applied by hand and the sheets were allowed to dry Beautiful in its composition and style, prints from this work are highly decorative and as such are becoming quite rare. less
4.75ʺW × 1.0ʺD × 7.5ʺH
ExcellentMinor wear consistent with age and history
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