printing plate

Object number
FIC.2013.44
Creator
John Sellers and Sons
Date
circa 1850
Description
Stainless steel printing plate featuring a portrait of Reverend Samuel Adlam. The front has an engraved portrait of an old man with shoulder-length hair. The back of the plate has an inscription: "John Sellers & Sons, Sheffield, M, $." The envelope accompanying the plate is labeled saying: "Keep dry! Steel plate portrait of Rev. Samuel Adlam for Mrs. Samuel Adlam, Newport, R.I., from National Biographical Publishing Co., Providence, R.I."
Materials
steel
paper
ink
Object Type
printing plates
Subjects
First Baptist Church
Related People & Organizations
Adlam, Samuel, Rev. (associated)