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1897 Wood Engraving Charles Keene Figure Study Punch Headmaster Pupil XAY6

1897 Wood Engraving Charles Keene Figure Study Punch Headmaster Pupil XAY6

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This is an original 1897 black and white wood engraving of a conversational figure study between a schoolmaster and pupil titled, "Penny Wise." The original piece had been featured in Punch in 1873.


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

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10 inches; 19 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. Artist initials in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Education, Teacher, Instructor, Government Inspector, Inspection, Shillings, Pence, Wilkins, British Magazine Publication, England

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