This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure of a sketch by newspaper artist, Albert Berghaus, of the assassination of President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. on April 14, 1865.
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.
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.
Collections: Antique & Vintage Art, Famous Figures, NY Times Original Rotogravures (1923) — Cityscapes Including Aerial Views, Portraits of Presidents & World Leaders, Natural Wonders, Multiple War-Related Works, NY Times Original Rotogravures (1923) — Sports including Baseball, Football, Boxing, Track & Field, Fishing, Travel, WWI, Art, Hunting, Indy Cars...., US Civil War, War & Wartime
Type: Original Rotogravure