Commemorative poster honoring Texas author O. Henry. Hand-drawn lettering based on nineteenth century samples found during research. Portrait processed with selenium toning, which features a rich purple-silver-red (as compared to the more common sepia toning). Printed 4-color process on Strathmore Americana, a highly texturd cover weight, on both cream and off-white stocks. Black letterpress MAY 1997 on craft stock label applied to lower right corner. Studio credit in sculpted emboss on lower left corner. 24" x 36".