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1923 Rotogravure Kings Haakon VI Christian X Gustaf V Queen Wilhelmina F. Ebert

1923 Rotogravure Kings Haakon VI Christian X Gustaf V Queen Wilhelmina F. Ebert

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"Heads of Central and Northern European States"

This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with portraits of the rulers of the central and northern European states: Haakon VII, King of Norway; Christian X, King of Denmark; Friedrich Ebert, President of Germany; Gustaf V, King of Sweden; and Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands.

CONDITION

This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. 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.

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