1914 Print Construction Jetty Dover Hafendammes Drawing J Pennell Ferry DKU1

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This is an original 1914 halftone print of Bau des Hafendammes in Dover by J. Pennell. Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent in South East England. It faces France across the narrowest part of the English Channel and lies Southeast of Canterbury.

CONDITION

This 97+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 6.5 inches; 23 x 17 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 Pennell, Joseph.

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.

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