NY: Radtke, Lauckner & Co., ca 1890. Single sheet of thin laid paper 10 3/8 x8 inches, with a copper etching of a rustic cabin on a lake with a sail boat in the background. In holograph on the lower margin is " At Brennan & Davis' Monday & Tuesday Apr 20th & 21st." Faint foxing, which is less pronounced than in the scan; else very good. Item #50922
The firm of Radtke, Lauckner & Co. were publishers and importers of etchings, engravings and photographs, located at 6 East 18th Street, New York, during the 1890's. Apparently, they arranged traveling exhibitions of their wares at various locations; this elaborate invitation was for a showing at Brennan & Davis', a jewelry, stationery and book store in Bradford, Pennsylvania.