№ 3690

Chamois tobacco pouch printed with images and German inscriptions

The lithography was invented in 1796 by the German author and actor Alois Senefelder and was initially used mostly for musical scores and maps. Lithography can be used to print text or images onto paper or other suitable material. in the first half of the 19th century it was also used for printing leather fashion accessories such as wallets, pouches, gloves and bags.
Germany, 1800-1850