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1923 Rotogravure Thomas Paine Cottage Museum Betsy Ross House Gonzalez-Alvarez

1923 Rotogravure Thomas Paine Cottage Museum Betsy Ross House Gonzalez-Alvarez

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"Notable Buildings Connected with Our History"

This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with three images of historic buildings: the house of Thomas Paine at New Rochelle, NY (Thomas Paine Cottage Museum); the house of Betsy Ross, 229 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA (Flag House); and the González-Alvarez House (The Oldest House), a historic home at 14 St. Francis Street, in St. Augustine, Florida built by the Spanish in the 16th century.

CONDITION

This 91+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is printing on the verso. Please note that the small white marks in the bottom right corner are just reflections on the digital image -- they are NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Near Mint / 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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