Papier mâché binding
After Owen Jones
[1860, after a book of 1849]
A papier mâché version of the wooden binding on Owen Jones’s The Preacher, produced using a new technology of the 1860s. The cover shown here reproduces the legend written around the border, but lacks the title.
11 x 8 inches
Source: Illustrated London News. See below for text of accompanying article.
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