[Calvert engraved woodblocks and engraved the dies and prepared electrotypes for Victorian stamps].

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[Calvert engraved woodblocks and engraved the dies and prepared electrotypes for Victorian stamps].

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Argus (Melbourne).

Details

1857

Publication date

1857

Type

News

Language

English

Country of context

Australia

Abstract

Calvert engraved woodblocks for Victorian stamps (6d orange, 2s. 1s 'Registed' and and 6d 'Too Late') in 1854, and engraved the dies and prepared electrotypes for the Emblems issues from 1857 to 1858.” He was dismissed and prosecuted for pawning some stamp woodblocks. An account of the proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria is in the 1858, 1 April, 21 April. From Samuel Calvert Appendix 1. Notes on Some of the Printmakers and Artists Craig, Clifford. More Old Tasmanian Prints. A companion volume to The Engravers of Van Diemens Land and Old Tasmanian Prints, Foot amp; Playsted: Launceston, 1984.