REVENUES: 1900 1d Cheque Stamp: Magnificent HANDPAINTED ESSAY finely executed in pen, rose-pink colourwash and Chinese white; on buff tracing paper 61x91mm marked and dated "Nov 28th 19(00)";. The essay mounted on buff paper. Wonderful archival piece, superb, most attractive. Ex De La Rue archives, van Heerden & Trotter. 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 K was proposed by De La Rue for use for the Embossed Revenues.