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1872 Wood Engraving Percy Marquoid Art Sheepdog Setter Fox Terrier Bulldog YTG4

1872 Wood Engraving Percy Marquoid Art Sheepdog Setter Fox Terrier Bulldog YTG4

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"Prize Dogs at the Crystal Palace Show"

This is an original 1872 black and white in-text wood engraving of artwork by Percy Macquoid that portrayed several of the prize dogs at the Crystal Palace Dog Show that was held in London, England, United Kingdom during the Victorian Era. Pictured from top to bottom, left to right are; "Myrtle" the sheepdog, "Lang" the setter, "Spot" the fox terrier, "Ajax" the bulldog, "Mopsy" the maltese, "Dingle" the bloodhound, "Roswell" the bloodhound, two unnamed greyhounds, and "Charlie" the King Charles spaniel.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 13.5 x 11.25 inches; 34 x 29 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)

Step back in time to Victorian era London! Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of 1872 wood engravings from the British weekly illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. Founded on December 4, 1869 by William Luson Thomas, The Graphic covered important people, places, and events throughout the Victorian Era and onward until it ceased publication in 1932. This curious and delightful collection features sketches and paintings from artists such as Henry Woods, Arthur Boyd Houghton, Edward Frederick Brewtnall, and Sydney Hall. To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Macquoid, Percy. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Animals, Breeds

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