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1921 Wood Engraving Gustave Dore Murad II Sultan Ottoman Empire YWE1

1921 Wood Engraving Gustave Dore Murad II Sultan Ottoman Empire YWE1

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This is an original 1921 monochrome wood engraving of Sultan Murad II of the Ottoman Empire at the Siege of Constantinople where his army was defeated by Crusader naval forces.

Please note that a single page of text describing the scene will accompany this item.


This 90+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 9 inches; 17 x 23 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)

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

Keywords specific to this image: Attack, Assault, Combat, Battle, Soldiers, Troops, Horse, Commander, Officer, General, Equestrian, Warrior, Army, Infantry, Ships, Waves, Sail, Sea, Coast, Art, Ocean, Turks, Osmanli Ruler, Siege, Christian, Muslim, Navy, War

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