1870 Wood Engraving William Quiller Orchardson Toilers Sea Sailboat YTG1

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"The Toilers of the Sea"

This is an original 1870 black and white wood engraving by Sir William Quiller Orchardson of a crew of fishermen in their boat, casting their nets into the ocean.

CONDITION

This 142+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14 x 10.25 inches; 36 x 26 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)

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This piece was illustrated by Orchardson, William Quiller. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Portrait, Ocean, Maritime, Waves, Dinghy, Ship, Sailors, Child, Fishing, Fishermen

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