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1844 Steel Engraving Bailly Mayor Paris French Revolution King Louis XIV XEG1

1844 Steel Engraving Bailly Mayor Paris French Revolution King Louis XIV XEG1

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This is an original 1844 black and white steel engraving of "Jean-Sylvain Bailly," of France. Bailly was an astronomer and a lecturer, and the Mayor of Paris from 1789 to 1791. As an early leader in the French Revolution, he lost his head to the guillotine during a period of that Revolution called, "The Reign of Terror."

CONDITION

This 167+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. Moderate aging throughout. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. Light water staining. - left margin. Please note that there is blind emboss in the upper left corner of this print.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine / Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 6 inches; 13 x 15 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Marie Antoinette, Portrait, Famous, Figures

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