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1899 Print Major General William Shafter 5th Army Corps - ORIGINAL

1899 Print Major General William Shafter 5th Army Corps - ORIGINAL

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"Major General William R. Shafter, Commanding the Fifth Army Corps, Directing the Embarkation of Troops at Port Tampa,"by T. de Thulstrup.

This is an original 1899 black and white print of Major General William R. Shafter during the Spanish-American War of 1898.

Period Paper is pleased to offer an outstanding collection of original historical color and black and white print illustrations of the Spanish-American War that were published in 1899. Following the sinking of the Battleship 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 heavier 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 112+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Very well preserved. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 12 inches; 25 x 30 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)