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The Director Betty - Vintage Swimwear Copper Printing Plate

The Director Betty - Vintage Swimwear Copper Printing Plate

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The Director Verity is an imagery is a image of two ladies in 1890 swimwear outfits

She is a commercial copper printing plate, dating from the mid 20th Century approx 40-50s The images here possibly for a magazine.

These were basically photographic images transposed onto purpose made copper plates, which were then arranged and fixed at whatever point of the page they were to be used at by means of pins (the holes of which can still be seen)

The plates show how far copper plate printing had come by the early 20th century, with images such as these being used to print off great volumes of newspaper and magazine articles

Use these unique plates purely for decorate effect and add non glass frame, or more functional coasters and trivets. Or maybe collect a few as a decorative project as wall tiles. Message Tash to see the whole collection at 

Plate dates 1920c


Height: 8.5cm Width: 7.5cm


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