REVENUES: 1900 3/- Stamp Duty: Magnificent HANDPAINTED ESSAY finely executed in pen, red colourwash and Chinese white; on buff tracing paper 68x91mm marked and dated "L" & "Nov 28th 1900". The essay mounted on buff paper. Wonderful archival piece, superb, most attractive. Ex De La Rue archives. This essay comes from a period that showcased some of De La Rue's finest artwork. Painstakingly handpainted essays using combinations of colour washes, Chinese white and very fine penwork.This Design L was proposed by De La Rue for use for the Embossed Revenues.