|Title||Modern 20th c. printed paper |
|Date||20th century |
|Descriptive Notes||This is an example of a printed, decorative paper. The repeating image of the hanged man would have been a relief cut (possible a wood engraving or ), then letterpress printed.|
The primary color for this sample is black.
|Collection Notes||This sample is taken for a book cover.|
The book has been rebound to reinforce the spine however it retains its origina decorative paper cover.
|Paper Process/Medium||Surface application -- Printed papers |
|Object Type||Paper;Print |
|Physical Description||17 x 11.5 cm. |
|Original Source||Duff, Charles. A handbook on hanging; being a short introduction to the fine art of execution, and containing much useful information on neck-breaking, throttling, strangling, asphyxiation, decapitation and electrocution; as well as data and wrinkles for hangmen, an account of the late Mr. Berry's method of killing and his working list of drops; to which is added a hangman's ready reckoner and certain other items of interest; all very proper to be read and kept in every family, by Charles Duff. [London] G. Richards and P. Sainsbury at The Cayme Press, 1928. |
|Digital Collection||Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection|
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Binding Collection |
|Reference Number||343.2 D87h |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original sample using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at between 550-600 ppi, saved in TIFF, resized, and imported to JPEG 2000. |