November 23, 2009

The City of Dreadful Night


Ah, look at that printing! I regret that I can't get the person who made this to show me his technique. The little elephant logo in the bottom right is also very cool.

Allahabad, India
1891, author Rudyard Kipling, wish I could credit the printmaster
A. H. Wheeler & Co. Indian Railway Library
from New York University Library

4 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

Very sweet.

downtown guy said...

Indeed. I sort of love this.

May said...

I wonder what an Indian Railway Library is like? Have you read this book?

downtown guy said...

No, but I gather it is about opium dens in Calcutta.