150th Anniversary Clark Intaglio Print
Posted on 10/23/2012
(First day of sale: October 18, 2012 - 8:00 AM ET)-- The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to introduce its 2012 Intaglio Print Program, the "150th Anniversary Series."
This year’s commemorative program is dedicated to 150 years of pride, craftsmanship and innovation of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
This print, featuring Spencer M. Clark and an exquisite compilation of unique engravings focusing on the age-old art of intaglio printing, is the third and final card in the “150th Anniversary Series.”
Description of Images: Border - Engraved in 1928 by Howard S. Nutter and Charles F. Wittenauer; Vignette – End pieces (Diplomatic Warrant) (right and left images are located on same Miscellaneous Die) – Engraved in 1873 – Engraver Unknown; Portrait of Spencer M. Clark - First Director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (1862-1868) Photo was signed by Engraver Lorenzo J. Hatch, who may have used the photograph for a potential design source; Vignette – Western Currency Facility (BEP) - Engraved in 2003 by Christopher Madden; Background Image – Aerial view of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Western Currency Facility - Printed in Offset; 150th Anniversary Logo – Printed in Offset.
Price - $22.50
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