This is an original 1922 sepia rotogravure of Charles I of Austria with his wife, Zita, taking his religious rites in Budapest, Hungary during his second attempt to become ruler. The caption writes, "The hopes inspired by the cordial reception he received from his adherents were not justified by the results, as his forces were defeated by Horthy's troops, and he and his were were taken prisoners and later exiled to the island of Madeira. He died there on April 1, 1922."
This 89+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches; 39 x 26 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)