Fine c1820 PinPrick Art Watercolor Embellishments A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues Both by Precept and Example, with Ninety Drawings.
1820s. Nineth. Hardcover. By the end of the 18th century it was a favorite pastime to work in paper using a variety of techniques to create images and decorative effects. Special shops sprang up to cater for this taste, most famously Rudolph Ackermann's 'Repository' in London's Strand. and Fuller's 'Temple of Fancy', stocked materials for amateur painters but also what were called fancy papers: coloured and embossed paper designed to allow amateurs to create decorative work in paper.. A 10" x 8 1/2" pinprick work depicting a nomad or perhaps a shepherd. The costume is pinprick with watercolor embellishments.Pin-prick pictures were just one of many ways in which paper was used without paint or pencil to create images as a genteel way to pass the time. (Inventory #: 20124125)
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