ASK AT: Damage pulls value from unusual bulldog and baby print

Joseph Hoover (Joseph Hoover & Sons), was a Philadelphia printmaker who started out circa 1856, first making frames before he turned to printmaking. At first he worked for other publishers, which could explain the double publisher reference. He produced charming prints in black and white, of which yours is an example, but later worked in chromolithography. By the turn of the century his firm was one of the largest publishers in the country. Read More +