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1897 Wood Engraving Charles Keene Punch Art Lavinia Brounjones Shepherd XAY6

1897 Wood Engraving Charles Keene Punch Art Lavinia Brounjones Shepherd XAY6

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This is an original 1897 black and white wood engraving of Miss Lavinia Brounjones being carried across a waterfall in Scotland by a non-English speaking Gaelic shepherd who must have misunderstood Lavinia when she asked him the name of the falls. The Brounjones series was one of the only Keene ever had published in Punch, which effectively illustrated his method of crafting a story. The original piece was featured in the British magazine in 1866.


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 Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 7.5 inches; 23 x 19 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. There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Sheepdog, Humorous, Scottish, British Magazine Publication, England

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