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1898 Print Daniel Defoe Pillory Shortest Way Dissenters Cityscape Eyre XAD4
1898 Print Daniel Defoe Pillory Shortest Way Dissenters Cityscape Eyre XAD4

1898 Print Daniel Defoe Pillory Shortest Way Dissenters Cityscape Eyre XAD4

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This is an original 1898 halftone print of "Defoe in the Pillory." The scene depicted here shows Daniel Defoe being put in the pillory for his libel "The Shortest Way with the Dissenters." He had to then pay a fine and find sureties for his good behavior for seven years after that.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of photogravures and halftone prints of the paintings of the most notable British artists from William Hogarth to the later Victorian painters. This large collection includes examples, from various schools of painting, of landscape, portrait, genre, and allegorical paintings. A brief, one-page descriptive text about the painting and the artist accompanies each item. Please see both images.

CONDITION

This 113+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 7.25 inches; 24 x 18 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 Crowe, Eyre. There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Street Scene, Architecture, Historical Event, Costume, Fashion

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