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Bessemer, C. E. , Sir Henry - Explorer & Inventor - an Original Vanity Fair "Spy" Print

Bessemer, C. E. , Sir Henry - An Original Vanity Fair "Spy" Print

Published by Vanity Fair, London,, 1880
Art / Print / Poster Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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A fine original colour lithograph from Vanity Fair, a magazine which was published from 1869-1914, featuring a large caricature portrait each week. These were drawn by various artists, the most famous of whom was Leslie Ward who used the 'nom de crayon' of "Spy". This portrait will come mounted/matted and ready to frame using archivist quality materials, mount size 18 x 12 inches, 47 x 31 cms. It will be presented in a cellophane wrapper with our label guaranteeing authenticity. We pack very well, between sheets of hardboard. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a portrait of Sir Henry Bessemer, CE. Sir Henry Bessemer (January 19, 1813-March 15, 1898), was an English engineer and inventor. Bessemer's name is chiefly known in connection with the Bessemer process for the manufacture of steel. Size: Plate Size 14 x 9 Ins, 36 x 23 Cms. Bookseller Inventory # POR27137

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Bessemer, C. E. , Sir Henry - Explorer & ...

Publisher: Vanity Fair, London,

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Soft cover

Illustrator: Drawn By Spy

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First.

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