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1874 Wood Engraving Sydney Hall Art Tzar Alexander II Russia Dover England YTG8

1874 Wood Engraving Sydney Hall Art Tzar Alexander II Russia Dover England YTG8

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"Debarkation of the Czar of Russia at Dover"

This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration by Sir Sydney Prior Hall (1842-1922) that portrays the debarkation of Tzar Alexander II of Russia (1818-1881) at Dover, Kent, United Kingdom 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 Hall, Sydney. Artist initials in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Royalty, Soldiers, Uniform, Military, Troops

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