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1913 Print Joseph Pennell Art American Village Panama Canal Zone South XAOA2

1913 Print Joseph Pennell Art American Village Panama Canal Zone South XAOA2

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This is an original 1913 black and white halftone print of a lithograph by Joseph Pennell of an American village in the tropical jungles of Panama, South America near the Canal Zone.

CONDITION

This 99+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 5.25 inches; 17 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)

Dig into a portfolio of halftone prints of lithographs by artist Joseph Pennell that detailed the construction of the Panama Canal in this truly "constructive" collection that Period Paper is proud to present! Go to work in the "cuts" at Culebra, Bas Obispo, Las Cascadas, and Paraiso! Then catch a ride aboard the "dirt train" to witness the engineering wonders of the Gatun, Pedro Miguel, and Miraflores Lock systems. Blow off some steam with the crew of an industrial steam shovel or "crane" to get a better view atop towering metal crane machinery! To continue delving into this exciting collection that's sure to "put you in a rut" (in a good way, we promise!), simply click the link provided below the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph. Artist signature in print - bottom center of image.

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.

Keywords specific to this image: Tropical, Jungle

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