Antique Print-SAILING-FRIGATE-SHOOTING COMPETITION-TIR NATIONAL-Anonymous-1867

Price: € 44,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'The American Frigate Franklin off Gravesend. The Belgian Tir National.' - Two images on one sheet. The top image shows the American frigate Franklin, a three-mast sailing ship. The lower image relates to the annual shooting competition of the Belgian riflemen at Brussels. The image shows the decoration of the Place des Martyrs at night.
Condition: Very good, given age. Staining in margin. Text on the rear, shows on the front. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 27.6 x 20.3 cm. The image size is ca. 24 x 17.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 10.9 x 8 inch. The image size is ca. 9.4 x 6.9 inch.
Part Number: 60177
Location: A87-22
Description: This antique print originates from 'The Illustrated London News'. The Illustrated London News was the world's first illustrated weekly news magazine; its inaugural issue appeared on Saturday, 14 May 1842. The magazine was published weekly until 1971, and less frequently thereafter. Publication ceased in 2003. This plate was published 1867.

Artists and Engravers: Anonymous.