Title: Hampton Court Palace//Le Palais de Hampton Court.
Signed and Titled in the plate: London, J. T. Wood. Holywell St. Hampton Court Palace//Le Palais de Hampton Court. Presumably, Joseph Thomas Wood published bilingual cards for international visitors of the Great Exhibition 1851.
Dimensions: 4 1/2" x 6".
Publisher: Joseph Thomas Wood, leading printer, publisher, books and stationery seller of Victorian Era.
Date: Circa 1851.
Materials and Techniques: Steel line engraving on "enamel card." Another name is "porcelain card."
Condition: Small stains. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Museums and Libraries: The British Museum and V&A Museum keep several J. Wood's cards.
Note: There is more about J. T. Wood in the informative post "J. T. Wood of the Strand" by Laurence Worms (Ash Rare Books) in his blog "The Bookhunter on Safari."
J. T. Wood made at least two different views of Hampton Court Palace. Compare with another Hampton Court Palace in our collection.