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Print of the Month - February 2014

A chromolithograph valentine card printed and published by Joseph Mansell, circa 1865.

Size about 10.5 x 7 cm.

Signed bottom right, Joseph Mansell, London.

The firm of Joseph Mansell was well known for its manufacture of valentine cards. As well as chromolithographed versions, they produced elaborately embossed cards embellished with, or without, their own Baxter Process Prints. (See our Monthly Feature for February 2013.)