“Progress” Large Die Proof on india on card, G.F.C. Smillie 1900
Large die proof on india die sunk on card by G.F.C. Smillie. This female vignette representing Progress appeared on the reverse of the Series 1901 $10 Legal Tender Notes, approximately two and one-fourth inches by one and one-eighth inch, on India paper mounted on card. Overall card size 8″ x 10.25″. A pencil notation at the bottom “Die Progress Reserved(?) G.F.C. Smillie.” Original artwork by Walter Shirlaw.
Note: this is an ORIGINAL nineteenth century die proof; not a reproduction or contemporary print. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.