Engraved by J & C Walker
Benevolent societies with the intention to disseminate knowledge were a distinguishing feature of the Victorian age. SDUK was founded in 1827 by John, Earl Russell and Henry Brougham, later Lord Chancellor of England. The Society published books that were deemed to be of high educational worth but with an affordable price.
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Steel engraving. Original outline colour. Good condition. Size: 36 x 26.5 cm. (14 x 10 inches)