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1923 Rotogravure George V Great Britain Heads of Dominions William T. Cosgrave

1923 Rotogravure George V Great Britain Heads of Dominions William T. Cosgrave

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"Ruler of Great Britain and Heads of Dominions"

This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with portraits of the King of England and heads of the Dominions: King George V; Viscount Jellicoe, Governor General of New Zealand; Lord Reading, Viceroy of India; Sir Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner for Palestine; Lord Forster, Governor General of Australia; General J. C. Smuts, Premier of South Africa; William T. Cosgrave, President of Irish Free State; and Lord Byng, Governor General of Canada.


This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No surface rub. Small tear - bottom left corner. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches; 25 x 37 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 original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.

About Rotogravure:

Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.