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1906 Print Myles Birkett Foster Illustrator Portsmouth England Queen XAT7

1906 Print Myles Birkett Foster Illustrator Portsmouth England Queen XAT7

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This is an original 1906 black and white halftone print of the scene when the mayor of Portsmouth, England, presented an address to the Queen of the United Kingdom. The original illustration of this piece was created by Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899) who was an English watercolor artist. He was born in North Shields, England, to a Quaker family. Foster was apprenticed to a wood engraver named Ebenezer Landells and worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals. He is also known for his landscapes which he painted as he traveled throughout Europe.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Small creaseNo natural defects. - left margin. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5.5 inches; 18 x 14 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)

This piece was illustrated by Foster, Myles Birket (Birkett). There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: United Kingdom, Great Britain, Illustrated London News

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