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1872 Wood Engraving William Makepeace Thackeray Crabs Yellowplush Costume XGCA9

1872 Wood Engraving William Makepeace Thackeray Crabs Yellowplush Costume XGCA9

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This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of a sketch by English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) entitled "Lord Crabs Bestows one the Ladies his Parting Benediction." This was a scene from Thackeray's Yellowplush Papers, which were comic sketches about the life and times of early 19th century footman Charles Yellowplush.

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No Surface Rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note the slight discoloration along the top on the item.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 7.25 inches; 12 x 18 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 Thackeray, William Makepeace.

Keywords specific to this image: dress, evening

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