The Reliable Mr. Kilburn

As a break, I took on a block that I suspected would be less of a challenge, and I was right. Samuel Smith Kilburn’s change of address block proved to be a stroll on the beach compared to, well, most of the blocks from this collection. Very little make-ready (on the lettering only) and a nice, crisp result, showing that Mr. Kilburn was an accomplished wood engraver.

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