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1872 Wood Engraving WIlliam Makepeace Thackeray Solider Uniform Satire XGCA9

1872 Wood Engraving WIlliam Makepeace Thackeray Solider Uniform Satire 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 "The Cheap Defense of Nations--A National Guard on Duty." Thackeray was famous for his satirical perspective, and is generally considered to be second only to Charles Dickens in Victorian era English literature.

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.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 7 inches; 11 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: hat, bayonet, French

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