This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of a sketch by English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) entitled "The Gallery at Deburau's Theatre Sketched from Nature." It is presumably referring to the Theatre of Funambles at which famous mime Jean-Gaspard Deburau regularly performed.
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.
Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 4.5 inches; 17 x 11 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: costume, spectator, gallery, France