Shipment not included in price. One zinc plate was used for this etching, which measured 6 inches high by 9 inches wide The print measures 11.2 inches high by 15 inches wide. Media used was Stonehenge cream colored paper, oil based etching ink, mulberry bark paper, and methyl cellulose. Hand printed and published by artist. The studio techniques employed includ Intaglio, Drypoint, and Chine Colle. The etching plate required five plate re-workings and acid baths. This etching, a part of my New Orleans Series, was inspired by a 1930’s photo by Frances Benjamin Johnson, born 1864 and died 1952. She was one of the few recognized women photographers of her era. Her photograph, entitled “701 Bourbon Street, corner Saint Peters Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana” reflected the documentary aspects within her creative eye. It is part of the collection at The Washington DC Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, The Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South. For my hand printed etching I used a single zinc plate that which measured 6 inches high by 9 inches wide, or 15.24cm by 22.86cm. The print measures 11.2 inches high by 15 inches wide 28cm x 38.100cm. Please note that this etching is shipped to the buyer without a frame or mat. This keeps the price reasonable and also allows the collector a wide range of choice in framing selection. For shipment, a sturdy cardboard box is employed. The etching is first wrapped in two layers of acid free glassine and then placed between two archival boards. This is next placed into the shipping box and securely packed with bubble wrap. The price does not include any shipment costs.