1874 Wood Engraving Samuel E Waller Art Bear Hunt Russia Franz Joseph I YTG7


"The Imperial Bear Hunt in Russia - Dead - The Emperor of Austria's Prize"

This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of a sketch by Samuel Edmund Waller (1850-1903) that depicts a group of hunters carrying the "prize" shot by Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria during an Imperial bear hunt in Russia during the Victorian era.


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.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 7 inches; 25 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of the people, places, and events of Victorian era England and world, including the wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, and scenes from the American "Wild West". To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Waller, Samuel Edmund. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Animals, Wildlife, Sportsman, Winter, Dog, Pets

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