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Letterpress block stamp from early 1900s work of artist Karl Moseley. Karl worked in New York as an artist doing advertising designs such as this stamp. In 1903, Karl had success as an illustrator for Joel Chandler Harris’ book, Wally Wanderoon and His Storytelling Machine, which was similar to the Chandler’s famed Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit stories from 1881. Karl was a distinguished New York artist with his work appearing in Life, Harpers, and McClure’s Magazine, and other national periodicals. This metal stamp has a logo for “Titus Ale”. The initials “KM” are noted at the top of the logo design. Karl designed the logos that would be used on these blocks. A number of these examples of his work are in the Moseley Homestead Collections, a National Register of Historic Places site in Brandon, Florida. Block stamps were used as a technique of relief printing and advertising logos are a common subject.