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1923 Rotogravure Civil War Battle Siege Vicksburg Yellow Tavern Cavalry Soldiers

1923 Rotogravure Civil War Battle Siege Vicksburg Yellow Tavern Cavalry Soldiers

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"Attack on Vicksburg" / "Cavalry Fight at Yellow Tavern"

This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with illustrations of two scenes during the American Civil War or the War Between the States: the attack of Union soldiers during the Siege of Vicksburg on May 22, 1863; and the cavalry battle at Yellow Tavern near Richmond, VA on May 11, 1864.


This 92+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 15 inches; 25 x 38 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 offer a collection of original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.

About Rotogravure:

Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.