Lithograph date c1860

Mar 08, 2018. 01:06 UTC
Lithograph date c1860

Antiques & curio

Acquired from
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For sale

70 cm wide by 56 cm height wood frame


Family hand downs since 1860

Answered within about 15 hours
Mar 08, 16:27 UTC
By Nora Curl

Fair Market Value

$190 - $385 AUD

Insurance Value

$575 AUD
What does this mean?

This is an antique, 19th century, Victorian lithograph print, purported to date to around 1860 according to family history. These prints were generally published in black and white and the color would have been added by hand. The matting is done in a way to show the print title "Poor Children" and the image depicts young children who have likely gone door to door begging for food and coins. If the print title was not cut from the print sheet, then it is possible that the publisher name and engraver is printed at lower left and right of the print image and covered by the matting. I do not necessarily recommend removing the print from the frame and matting as it would not likely raise the estimated value.

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