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1895 Print Arctic Explorers Portrait Sketch Valerian Gribayedoff Art Nansen MUN1

1895 Print Arctic Explorers Portrait Sketch Valerian Gribayedoff Art Nansen MUN1

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This is an original 1895 halftone print of portrait sketches of arctic explorers by journalist Valerian Gribayedoff, who was credited with being the first to introduce drawings into newspapers. Men sketched include Sir John Franklin, Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, George W. De Long, Dr. Kane and Lieutenant Lockwood.

CONDITION

This 116+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging in margins. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 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)

This piece was illustrated by Gribayedoff, V. . Artist signature in print - top left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Historic Figures

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