John Hurley HICKS, Oil Operator (b.1891) Brownington, MO - 1941 Historical Print For Sale
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John Hurley HICKS, Oil Operator (b.1891) Brownington, MO - 1941 Historical Print:
British Parliament 1925 Vintage Lithograph
Photogravure Portrait print of John Hurley HICKS, Oil Operator (b.1891) Brownington, MO
Published by the American Historical Company, 1941
A photogravure is an intaglio printmaking or photo-mechanical process whereby a copper plate is grained (adding a pattern to the plate) and then coated with a light-sensitive gelatin tissue which had been exposed to a film positive, and then etched, resulting in a high quality intaglio plate that can reproduce detailed images.
Print has some aging but the engraved portrait area is fantastic.
Print has an "in-plate" facsimile signature.
Full Print Size: Approximately 7" X 10" Blank on Reverse - perfect for framing
Condition:Excellent - VeryGood - Good - Fair - Poor (but of historical interest)
Some age yellowing ...engraving has excellent detail
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