Saturday, May 12, 2012

Franco's Fancy Post Card Frames

Frank A Markham was a wood carver living in Sumatra Road, West Hampstead, London, and the son of a Baptist minister who lived in St Albans circa 1878. The frames would appear to be wood block engravings and all the examples I have found relate to Hertfordshire (mainly Aldbury/Tring area) and the views I have seen all appear to be of subjects with potentially low volume sales.  I would expect that a small number were printed in or before 1910 and there was no follow up publishing. 

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