Trade card of the engraver and copper plate printer Francis Arnold. At center is a detailed vignette of a printer’s workshop with two workers, one engaged in the process of engraving a copper plate and the other at the printing press, with sheets drying above and bind sheets at his feet. Engraved text on either side of the vignette lists some of the products offered: “Invoice heads, address cards, arms, crests, &c. &c.”; and “Manufacturers patterns engraved and printed.”
- Creator: Arnold, Francis, approximately 1772-1829.
- Title: Arnold, engraver & copper-plate printer, No. 8, Bath Street, Birmingham [graphic].
- Publication: [Birmingham, England] : [Francis Arnold], [not before 1818]
File 66 818 Ar742
Acquired November 2021