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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 217

    THE GLORIOUS IMMORTAL MEMORY OF 1688-1690

    Price Realised  

    THE GLORIOUS IMMORTAL MEMORY OF 1688-1690
    The Glorious Revolution, Showing Our Noble Duke, Great George's Son: The Rebels Beat Near Culloden, the reverse printed with a lattice
    See End Paper for detail of verso


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    This handkerchief is a tour de force of the dyer's art. Printed using indigo dyes and white resists, it has two faces. This is technically extremely difficult, as the liquid resist has to be applied in such a way that it does not penetrate through the cotton fabric, which would ruin the pattern on the other side of the handkerchief.

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