The Art Exemplar, [Reproductions of early woodcuts], front
Inscribed: "Egyptian Brick-Stamp, B.C. Made of wood and supposed to have suggested engraving on wood."; "Old Playing-Card, 15th Century. As done by the stencil, preparatory to hand-coloring."; and "St. Christopher, 1423. Fac-simile of one of the earliest known wood-cuts, drawn and engraved by an Artist of Augsburg." Summary: reproductions of three woodcuts -- an ancient Egyptian brick stamp (inscribed in hieroglyphs "Amonoph, beloved of Truth" according to text column 88); a playing card in the suite of hearts; and St. Christopher.
Image used to illustrate "Wood Engraving." Print is actually a lithograph. Each image is referred to in the text: Egyptian brick-stamp, column 88; playing card, column 90; and St. Christopher, columns 90-91.
1 print : lithograph ; image and text 164 x 249 mm
Grolier Club, The Art Exemplar, by William Stannard,