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This is an original 1909 halftone print by Joseph Pennell of the "Bridge of Sighs" which connected the Tombs to the Criminal Courts Building in New York City.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a lovely collection of color and halftone prints of New York City circa 1909. These highly collectible prints are from the drawings of Joseph Pennell, 1857Ð1926, a noted American illustrator, etcher, lithographer, and author. (Please note that there is no printing on the reverse of any of these images.)
This 102+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph.
Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.