A satirical banknote crime punishment and protest Until the act of forgery in Britain and sometimes even the use of a forged banknote was punishable by death The British Government and the Bank of England were both much criticised for their officious application of the law This powerful and unusual cartoon of a banknote was designed by the satirical cartoonist George Cruikshank Cruikshanks note features gruesome illustrations such as skulls a hangmans noose and transportation ships From The Strand Magazine July to December
This giclée print delivers a vivid image with maximum color accuracy and exceptional resolution. The standard for museums and galleries around the world, giclée is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are “sprayed” onto high-quality paper. With the great degree of detail and smooth transitions of color gradients, giclée prints appear much more realistic than other reproduction prints. The high-quality paper (235 gsm) is acid free with a smooth surface.
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