Z is for Zincographer

By SMITH, H.D., 1860 
£450
£360

H.D. Smith, Engraver & Printer,… Bankers Notes, Checks, Bills of Exchange &c. Arms Crests &c. Brass & Zinc Door Plates, Book Plates.

Ephemera
  • Author: SMITH, H.D.
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: 3 Gough Square, Fleet Street
  • Publication date: c1860
  • Physical description: Lithographed trade card
  • Dimensions: 80 by 110mm (3.25 by 4.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17816

Notes

This very grand trade card appears to be the only example known, and also the only evidence that H.D. Smith operated as an engraver and printer. From 1832, 3 Gough Square, near Fleet Street, had been occupied by Richard Gilson Reeve (1803–1889), a renowned engraver and publisher of aquatints, from an artistic family. 

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