1873 Wood Engraving Art William Ewart Gladstone Portrait Prime Minister YTG5

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"The Right Hon. W.E. Gladstone in the House of Commons"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of a portrait of British Liberal politician, William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom four separate times during the Victorian era.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate 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 9.25 x 12.5 inches; 23 x 32 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)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1873 issues of The Graphic magazine that illustrate the people, places, and events of Victorian era England, including hare coursing at Great Altcar, London cityscapes, sailing ships of the British Royal Navy, and many others! To continue indulging your inner Anglophile, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Government, Parliament, England

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