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1913 Print English Royal Embassy Paris France Massacre St. Bartholomew XEJ9

1913 Print English Royal Embassy Paris France Massacre St. Bartholomew XEJ9

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This is an original 1913 black and white halftone print of members of the English Royal Embassy in Paris, France observing the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre on August 23, 1572 CE. During the six days of violence, Roman Catholic mobs slaughtered between 5,000-30,000 Protestants in the streets. The massacre was believed to have been instigated by French Queen, Catherine de Medici.

CONDITION

This 98+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 5 inches; 15 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Protestant, Slaughter, Government, Kingdom, Emissaries, Ambassadors, Europe, Medieval, Calvinist, Roman Catholic, French Wars of Religion, Catherine de Medici

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