Print of the Month - October 2012
Published by Joseph Mansell using the Baxter Process.
Size 4 x 3 inches approx.
It was used as an illustration in the book "Spring Buds, Summer Flowers, Autumn Leaves, and Winter Berries."
The firm of Joseph Mansell were colour printers from the 1850s until the 1890s.
They are best known for their greetings cards and their embossed fancy stationery goods.
Most of their colour printing was produced using chromolithography but their Baxter Process printing was often used as decoration on their fancy Valentine and School Reward cards.