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1906 Print Art Gen Karol Kniaziewicz Portrait Polish-Russian Napoleonic XEL8

1906 Print Art Gen Karol Kniaziewicz Portrait Polish-Russian Napoleonic XEL8

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"Karol Kniaziewicz"

This is an original 1906 black and white halftone print of a portrait of Polish general and political activist Baron Karol Otto Kniaziewicz (1762-1842). He served in the Polish-Russian War of 1792 and the Kosciuszko Uprising of 1794. He also commanded the 1st Polish Legion during the Napoleonic Wars and organized and led the 3rd Polish "Danube Legion" (Legia Naddunajska) at the Battle of Hohenlinden that was fought on December 3, 1800 during the War of the Second Coalition between France and Austria. He later co-founded the Polish library in Paris, France.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Light surface rub - bottom right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 5 inches; 11 x 13 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)

Learn more about the history of Poland with this collection of prints from 1906 of portraits of prominent Polish military leaders, political activists, poets, and historians that Period Paper is pleased to present. Featuring many of the leading figures from the Napoleonic Wars, the Polish-Russian War of 1792, the Kosciuszko Uprising of 1794, the November Uprising of 1830-31, the January Uprising of 1863-1864, this collection is perfect for European history buffs! To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Soldier, Military, Uniform, Army

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