1873 Wood Engraving James D Linton Art Milk Fair St James Park London UK YTG6

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"London Sketches - Curds and Whey in St. James's Park"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Sir James Dromgole Linton (1840-1916) that portrays a crowd eating curds and whey (cottage cheese) at the Milk Fair that was held in St. James's Park in the city of London, England, United Kingdom 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 13 x 9.75 inches; 33 x 25 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)

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This piece was illustrated by Linton, Sir James Dromgole. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Froment.

Keywords specific to this image: Dairy, Food, Festival

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