UNITED STATES, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY A rare chemical printed textile titled "A Mirror for the Intemperate" by Henry Bowen for N. Boyton's Mechanic-Place of Boston, Massachusetts. The textile delivers a message regarding the dangers of alcohol consumption. The textile is marked "Henry Bowen's Chemical Print" lower center. Approx 18 3/4" by 16 3/4", linen mat board measures 22" by 20"
Tanning, spot acid burn staining, and fading. Photos show all.