Print of the Month - March 2020

Printed c.1860 by William Dickes using the Baxter Process and published by Wertheim and MacIntosh, 24 Paternoster Row, London.

One of 16 reward cards in a set of "reward pictures illustrating the Book of Proverbs". The reverse of the Safe Path Reward Card by William Dickes

As well as the picture on the front of the card there are proverbs on the front and songs on the back of the card.

Most of the reward cards printed by William Dickes were produced for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.

This is a rare example of a set of cards produced for other publishers.

This is also an example of a set of cards that were also produced in another language;

The reverse of the Safe Path Reward Card by William Dickes
in this case Dutch, having been translated by the well known poet Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate (see right).

Card size: 11 x 7.5 cm.

Print size: 4.5 x 5.5 cm.

This card is not signed by Dickes.