1897 Print Charles Keene Figure Pen Drawing Lord Dundreary Our American XAY6

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This is an original 1897 black and white halftone print of a Lord Dundreary character pen and ink sketch. Lord Dundreary was an aristocrat in the 1858 British play "Our American Cousin," by Tom Taylor.

CONDITION

This 114+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 10 inches; 15 x 25 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 has obtained a collection of artistic halftone prints, wood engravings, and etchings by famous English illustrator and Punch artist, Charles Samuel Keene. A majority of the works in this collection are sketched figures in historical costume attire, complete with artistic commentary and character dialogue. Revel in this charming collection of British caricatures.

This piece was illustrated by Keene, Charles.

Keywords specific to this image: Top Hat, Facial Hair, Mustache, Pogonology

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