The Director Sonny is a portrait of a man smartly dressed with chiselled features.
He is a commercial copper printing plate, dating from the early 20th Century. The images here offering an insight into life at the time.
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 being pinned and mounted to a piece of wood, as this one is.
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.
Height: 8.5cm Width: 6cm