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HOLMS, R.(c.1896) Folio,
"Naval & Military Trophies and Personal Relics of British Heroes"
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Plate:           Dirk, Sword, and Cocked Hat of Lord Nelson

Inventory No: NAPT.1999.000461
 
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GIBB, W. (c.1896), British, Folio, "Naval & Military Trophies and Personal Relics of British Heroes"

Inventory No: NAPT.1999.000461
 
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GIBB, W. (c.1896), British, Folio, "Naval & Military Trophies and Personal Relics of British Heroes"

Artist:           William Gibb (c.1896), Edinburgh, Scotland

Plate:            Dirk, Sword, and Cocked Hat of Lord Nelson

Folio:         Naval and Military Trophies and Personal Relics of British Heroes”

Publisher:    John C. Nimmo, London, England

Edition:        First Edition

Published:   1896, this plate is the first of nine monthly parts of an excellent work designed by Mr. William Gibb, of Edinburgh, England, of whom was a Master Illustrator and Chromolithographer within the publishing industry. This work is a prime example of Mr. Gibb to set out the Navel and Military Glory of England by a serious of water-color drawings to which the appended descriptive notes were by Mr. Richard R. Holmes¹.  The induction within the Folio was by Viscount Wolseley.

Edition:        Plate 1 of 36

Date:            1896 (Acquired in 1978)

Medium:     Chromolithograph Plate, printed by Lemercier in Paris, heightened with Arabic gum.

Materials:     Water Color on Beige Pager;

Markings:     Signed. Lower Right Corner “W. Gibb”;

Dimensions: 16" x 12"

Framed:       Yes, this item has remained within a decoratively matted, original frame since acquired by Mr. Prince

Inventory No: NAPT.1999.000461

Provenance:  Neal Prince Trust u/a/d 10.18.1999

Mr. Neal Prince

James Papalia Gallery, Clifton, New Jersey

James Papalia (Dealer) for Marshall Fields & Company

Footnote¹:             THE LITERARY WORLD – BOOK REVIEWS, Page 44, Vol. 54, From the July to December 1896 Edition, James Clarke & Company, Publishers, 13 & 14 Fleet Street, E.C., London, England

Footnote 2:             This item is part of Mr. Prince's Chromolithograph Collection.

Inventory No: NAPT.1999.000461
 
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GIBB, W. (c.1896), British, Folio, "Naval & Military Trophies and Personal Relics of British Heroes"

Inventory No: NAPT.1999.000461
 
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GIBB, W. (c.1896), British, Folio, "Naval & Military Trophies and Personal Relics of British Heroes"

 
 
 


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