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A Date In Time

Circa: 1881
Condition: Very Good
Size: 5 3/4 x 9
Manufacturer: E. Smith
This 1881 lithograph features the portrait of John Dryden. It is from The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprising the lives of the English poets; Rasselas; lives of eminent persons; and a journey to the western islands of Scotland which was published by William P. Nimmo & Co., Edinburgh. Engraving by E. Smith from the original drawing by T Uwins. Print is on 19th Century heavy white woven paper with some discoloration around the outer edges. This print measures approx. 5 3/4" x 9" and is in Very Good condition. Sold Unmatted.

A note on the source: Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (September 18, 1709 – December 13, 1784), often referred to simply as Dr. Johnson, was one of England's greatest literary figures: a poet, essayist, biographer, lexicographer and often considered the finest critic of English literature. He was also a great wit and prose stylist whose bon mots are still frequently quoted in print today. These portraits from Johnson's Works will be the perfect compliment to your decor.

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