A set of 6 Stevengraphs:, - Dick Turpin's last ride on his Bonnie Black Bess; - Full Cry; - The First Point; - The Death; - The Home Stretch; - The Last Lap. Coventry, STEVENS, Thomas.
A set of 6 Stevengraphs:, - Dick Turpin's last ride on his Bonnie Black Bess; - Full Cry; - The First Point; - The Death; - The Home Stretch; - The Last Lap. Coventry,
A set of 6 Stevengraphs:, - Dick Turpin's last ride on his Bonnie Black Bess; - Full Cry; - The First Point; - The Death; - The Home Stretch; - The Last Lap. Coventry,

A set of 6 Stevengraphs:, - Dick Turpin's last ride on his Bonnie Black Bess; - Full Cry; - The First Point; - The Death; - The Home Stretch; - The Last Lap. Coventry,

London, 1879-1890, size 15 x 5 cm. set in a wooden frame with a guilt embossed garland surrounding each picture. Good, except for a small stain on "The last Lap", and a small stain on the upper corner of the cardboard of "The Death"

Stevengraphs are small size woven silk pictures, coined after their inventor Thomas Stevens in Coventry during the second half of the 19th Century. They were very popular during the Victorian era. This set was all identically framed by "Vve S. Castaing, Dorure, Encadrement, 1 rue Rolland, Bordeaux". ¶ www.stevengraph-silks.com, with the references st 156 (Dick Turpin), st 116 (The Death), st 208 (The First Point, with additional person "the slipper"), st 248 (Full Cry), st 332 (The Home Stretch: "Geoffrey Godden: This rare landscape depicts an American trotting match beetween two contestants." and st 404 (The Last Lap). Les stevengraphs sont des petits tableaux en soie tissée inventés par Thomas Stevens à Coventry durant la deuxième moitié du 19e siècle. Ils furent des objets très populaires de l'ère victorienne. Cette série a toute été encadrée de manière identique par par S. Castaing à Bordeaux.

Item #20787

Prix: 650.00 €  autres monnaies

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