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1874 Wood Engraving G Durand Art Queen Victoria Anglo-Ashanti War Military YTG8

1874 Wood Engraving G Durand Art Queen Victoria Anglo-Ashanti War Military YTG8

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"The Review by Her Majesty in Windsor Great Park of the Troops Home from the Ashantee War - The March Past"

This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration by G. Durand that depicts Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1819-1901) reviewing soldiers of the British Army returning from the Third Anglo-Ashanti War that was fought between the British Empire and the Ashanti Empire for control of the Gold Coast, (now Ghana), Africa from 1873-1874 during the Victorian era.

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso. There is an original center crease.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 23 x 14.5 inches; 58 x 37 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 1874 issues of The Graphic magazine that depict the people, places, and events of the Victorian era world, including; Warwick Castle, the homes of John Bunyan and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, soldiers of the British Army during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, Queen Victoria, and other members of the British Royal Family. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Durand, G.. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Parade, Uniform, Royalty, Infantry

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