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1916 Wood Engraving WWI Political Cartoon PUNCH German Kaiser Bernard Partridge

1916 Wood Engraving WWI Political Cartoon PUNCH German Kaiser Bernard Partridge

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"The Treadmill of War"

This is an original 1916 black and white in-text wood engraving of a World War I political cartoon by British artist and cartoonist, Sir John Bernard Partridge (1861-1945).

CONDITION

This 99+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 10.5 inches; 20 x 27 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of historic political cartoons from the World War I era from PUNCH, or The London Charivari, the famous British weekly magazine of humor and satire. PUNCH was noted for its humorous cartoon illustrations, and this collection includes the works of some of the outstanding cartoonists of the day: Bernard Partridge; F. H. Townsend and Leonard Raven-Hill on the subject of the First World War from a uniquely British perspective.

This piece was illustrated by Partridge, Bernard. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

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