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1872 Wood Engraving William Makepeace Thackeray Paris Sketch Art Costume XGCA9

1872 Wood Engraving William Makepeace Thackeray Paris Sketch Art Costume XGCA9

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This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of some stereotypical sketches by William Makepeace Thackeray. They include a Carlist, a Bonapartist, and an artist. King Louis-Philippe, a priest and a few others. The poem below, entitled "Explanation of the Allegory" humorous lists them all by number.

Please note that there is a blind emboss mark in the top left corner.

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects.No Surface Rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is part of a blind emboss in the top left corner.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6.75 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 Thackeray, William Makepeace.

Keywords specific to this image: solider, sergeant, clothing

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