Fine Art Vintage Print Reproduction from a American Encyclopedia from the early 20th century.
"The Struggle of the Slav" by John Pughe
The caption reads EXCILE, OPPRESSIVE TAXATION, RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE, GOSSACKISM, INCOMPETENCE, GREEN, GRAFT, and finally BUREAUCRACY on the octopus trying to drown the sailor.
Interesting note - This is not chromolithography but a photomechanical print.
"A photomechanical print is a mechanical reproduction of a photo image that is printed in ink, often by a printer's press. Photomechanical prints are not the product of a photographic process; their supports are not light-sensitive, and light plays no direct role in image production. Instead, the image has been impressed or transferred mechanically from a inked plate or other surface, which has been created using a photographic negative as its image source. Unlike photographic prints, photomechanical prints generally do not display signs of image fading. With the exception of the woodburytype, they can be identified by distinctive patterns under magnification."
The colours are gorgeous reproducing this print with modern photolithography using pigment (japanese archival inks).
Available in standard A4, A3, and A2 sizes
MEASUREMENTS: (A4 - 21 x 30 cm / A3 30 x 40 cm / A2 40 x 60 cm) (A4 = 8.27 x 11.69 inches / A3 = 11.69 x 16.53 inches / A2 0 16.53 x 23.39 inches) ____________________________________________________________
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1. Your order will be custom made and printed for YOU! We only use the best museum quality fine art paper for your print. Our modern printers use japanese archival inks (pigment inks) which are fade proof for 100+ years. A small natural white border will be added to the image to help with mounting and framing.
2. It will be professionally packaged for safe shipping in a strong cardboard tube or sleeve. We want it to arrive undamaged! If you order more than 1 print, we do not charge extra for shipping.
3. We ship most of our orders via DHL (Deutsche Post - German Mail Service) in Germany, throughout Europe, and internationally.
4. We will custom prepare your order in 1-3 days. If you would like a tracking number or express shipping, please let us know.
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