$28.98 USD $57.95 USD
Period Paper has obtained an unusual collection of historical color and black and white print prints of the Spanish-American War. Following the sinking of the battleship USS Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898, the United States declared war on Spain on April 25, 1898. The war ended on December 10, 1898 with the signing of the Treaty of Paris resulting in Spain losing Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam and other islands in its overseas empire. Some of these prints are printed on heavy stock with no printing on the reverse, while others are on regular stock and may have text on the reverse. Although the condition of each print varies, this collection will be of interest to the serious history collector.
This 113+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Wenzell, A. B. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.
A. B. Wenzell
(1864-1917) Albert Beck Wenzell was born in Detroit, Michigan and studied art in Munich and Paris. He was best known for his depictions of fashionable turn-of the-century society. He illustrated House of Mirth by Edith Wharton and did many illustrations for the popular magazines of the day including LadiesÕ Home Journal, HarperÕs Monthly, The Century, Cosmopolitan, and The Saturday Evening Post.