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1874 Wood Engraving John Evan Hodgson Art Returning Salute Man o'War Africa YTG8

1874 Wood Engraving John Evan Hodgson Art Returning Salute Man o'War Africa YTG8

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"Returning the Salute"

This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of a painting by John Evan Hodgson (1831-1895) entitled, "Returning the Salute", that portrays a group of North Africans cautiously firing a cannon at a British Man o'War ship of the Royal Navy sailing off the African coast 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. Some light surface rub. 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 22.75 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 Hodgson, John Evan. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Reproductive art by J. Wighton.

Keywords specific to this image: Nautical, Ocean, Sea, Gun, Artillery, Weapon, Military

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