This is an original 1906 black and white halftone print of Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899) who was an English watercolor artist and illustrator. He was born in North Shields, England, to a Quaker family. Foster was apprenticed to a wood engraver named Ebenezer Landells in London and worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals. He is also known for his landscapes which he painted as he traveled throughout Europe.
This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - top center. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there are a few small dark spots in the margins.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 7 inches; 14 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Portrait, United Kingdom, Great Britain