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1928 Rotogravure Moot Hall Elstow Market Cross Stump Tipcat Religious YJB1

1928 Rotogravure Moot Hall Elstow Market Cross Stump Tipcat Religious YJB1

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This is an original 1928 black and white rotogravure of the Moot Hall in Elstow, where John Bunyan frolicked and danced in his youth. He had been playing tipcat near the Market Cross stump when he heard the Voice from Heaven.

CONDITION

This 84+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 7 inches; 23 x 18 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)

Roam the English countryside as you explore a collection of rotogravures featuring historical landmarks from the life of John Bunyan. A wandering English preacher and ex-Civil War parliamentary soldier, he is perhaps best known for penning such popular religious writings as The Pilgrim's Progress and The Holy Wars. Imprisoned a few times for his beliefs and "rabble-rousing," he eventually rose up to become one of the first licensed independent preachers in England.

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