1901 Cover Life FW Read Art Nicholas II Russia Emperor Siberia Politics YLF1


Please note that this is a cover only!

This is an original 1901 monochrome cover for Life magazine, November 14, 1901, that featured a political cartoon by F.W. Read that portrayed Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, receiving the same treatment of political prisoners in Siberia as he himself advocated for others.


This 111+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Light surface rub - left margin.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 10.75 inches; 22 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of antique advertisements, covers, and artwork from 1901-1906 from Life magazine. Including illustrations from Victorian and Edwardian era artists such as; Charles Dana Gibson, Bayard Jones, William H. Walker, James Montgomery Flagg, W.B. King, and William Balfour Ker. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Read, F. W. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

Keywords specific to this image: Soldier, Military, Gun, Rifle

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