This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of artwork by Andrew Carrick Gow that portrayed an actor in the role of Captain Bobadil from playwright Ben Jonson's Every Man in His Humor".
This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. Light surface rub - top margin.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic magazine that illustrate the sports, events, and British royal family of the Victorian era. Place your bets at the Epsom Derby or the Baden-Baden Casino or get your tickets to the Eton v. Harrow cricket classic. Explore the uncharted continent of Africa, (because of course if white Europeans didn't have a map for it, then it was yet to be discovered), with Dr. David Livingstone and Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Walk the streets of London, Liverpool, or Leeds and enjoy taking in the sights! And sit down with the British royal family for tea and crumpets. To continue having a jolly good time of browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Gow, Andrew C. . Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Reproductive art by H. Harral.
Keywords specific to this image: Toledo Rapier, Sword, Renaissance