Auction 132, Lot 694

"The Centennial Military Parade - West Point Cadets Passing the Reviewing Stand in Madison Square", Harper Bros.

Subject: Military

Period: 1889 (dated)

Publication: Harper's Weekly

Color: Black & White

Size:
43.4 x 13.7 inches
110.2 x 34.8 cm

Woodcut scene by Thure de Thulstrup included as a "Supplement to Harper's Weekly, May 11, 1889." Thure de Thulstrup was a Swedish-born illustrator who, after emigrating to America, became one of the leading illustrators for a number of magazines, including three decades of work for Harper's Weekly. Thulstrup primarily illustrated historical military scenes, with this being an excellent example.

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Condition: B

Fine, detailed impression. Fragile margins with tears and chips with several archival tape repairs.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 6/2/2010

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