Let the watchman keep you safe.
This delightful night scene illustrates the letter W from a classic 19th century rhyming alphabet: "W is for the watchman who guarded the street lest robbers and thieves should good people meet".
The work was hand-painted with ceramic paint on a vintage gold-rimmed plate. The verse is hand lettered around the image. The plate, which measures 5.25" in diameter is designed to highlight and define a small and intimate setting: bedside, reading nook, secret hiding corner...