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Metal On wood and metal typeset advertising - This metal advertising block stamp was an early work by artist Karl Moseley, dated 1901. In 1903, Karl illustrated Joel Chandler Harris’ book, Wally Wanderoon and His Storytelling Machine, similar to the Chandler’s famed Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit stories from 1881. Karl went on to become a distinguished New York artist with his work appearing in Life, Harpers, and McClure’s Magazine, and other national periodicals. This stamp was a gift to his mother, Julia Daniels Moseley, as shown on the wood back of the block: “Merry Xmas/ ma ma/Karl 1901”. The piece is from the Moseley Homestead Collections, a National Register of Historic Places and County Landmark home in Brandon, Florida.