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This is an original 1898 black and white halftone print of the French surrendering the city of Calais on August 3rd, 1347, to King Edward III of England after nearly a year of siege. Calais would be used by the English to send armies into France until the mid 1500s.
This 115+ 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.
Period Paper is thrilled to release this collection of halftone prints of some of the most important British people, places, and events from the time of Queen Elizabeth I, the "Virgin Queen" to Queen Victoria. Included are prominent politicians, explorers, and soldiers who helped create one of the most powerful empires the world has ever seen.