[WRITING SHEET.] THE PROGRESS OF EDUCATION. 1810.
Title [WRITING SHEET.] THE PROGRESS OF EDUCATION.
Published London. R. Harrild. 1810.
Stock Code 12650
Description A hand-coloured engraved writing sheet showing the education of a young boy as he progresses from a village school to grammar school, before successfully being placed in a Merchant's counting house, and eventually becoming a merchant himself. Surrounding the central section which has been completed by Frederick Bottrill of Cranbrook School, December 12th, are six engravings showing his 'progress; centrally placed at the head of the sheet is an engravings showing him as a merchant. One image shows the young student returning home for the Christmas holidays and showing his parents his 'Schoolpiece' [the completed writing sheet]. The sheet has been lain down at some time; it has some surface dust-soling and some short closed tears; small blank corner missing; but, overall, this is an excellent and highly attractive example of a scarce writing sheet; Sheet size: 48 x 38 [19 x 15 inches].
£900.00