A collection of approximately 80 engravings by Charles William Sherborn depicting his work in various stages of production
1875-1903. Charles William Sherborn (1831-1912) was an English engraver, who chiefly made bookplates. He has been hailed as having led the revival in copper-engraved bookplates, and came to be called the "Victorian little master". WikipediaSee The Life and Work of Charles William Sherborn by his Son, Charles Davies Sherborn. 1912. https://archive.org/details/sketchoflifework00sher. Approximately 80 different examples of Sherborn's work many in their final form, others at various stages of completion. The collection was compiled by his son . Each item is affixed to a single-fold paper mat with a information on the work at the base of the mat including year created, title, brief description type of engraving (or art), size and process notes on the particular item. Each page is numbered1-80 with a few engravings with multiple page (a,b,c etc). Few lacking. Among the smallest is an intricate watch back engraving of woman with a basket of fruit on her head 1 3/4" x 1 3/8".
(Inventory #: 26000103)
Paper Americana, Childhood Ephemera & Art, Juvenile Books, Made by Hand, Ephemera, Appraisal & Collection Services, Travel & Tourism, History of Advertising, Popular Culture, Visual Cultre, Tokens of Love
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