1848 Etching Le Malade Imaginaire Political Cartoon Britain Government XEX9

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This is an original 1848 black and white etching of a British political cartoon playing off the name of a famous play by French playwright, Moliere, entitled "Le Malade Imaginaire" or "The Imaginary Invalid".

CONDITION

This 163+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Etching; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches; 11 x 17 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)

This piece was illustrated by Fairholt, Frederick William. Artist name printed on page - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: England, Legislation, Parliament, Moliere, The Imaginary Invalid, Colonial, Satire

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