1895 Print Bamboula African Slave Dance Drums Black Americana E. W. Kemble Art

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This is an original 1895 black and white relief line-block print a sketch by E. W. Kemble of a dance "The Bamboula."

CONDITION

This 116+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 4.5 inches; 23 x 11 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)

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This piece was illustrated by Kemble, Edward Windsor. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Edward Windsor Kemble

(1861-1933), Edward Windsor Kemble was born in Sacramento, California. An illustrator and cartoonist, Kemble was a self-taught artist. He contributed to many national magazines and illustrated many of Mark Twain�s books as well as the Uncle Remus stories by Joel Chandler Harris. He was perhaps best known for his portrayal of African�American subjects.

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