Subject: Antique print, titled: ”Kinderen! Hier ziet gij van Speijk”s roemrijk leven (…).” – This original antique catchpenny print shows 12 scenes depicting the story of Jan Carolus Josephus van Speijk, also written Van Speyk (31 January 1802 – 5 February 1831). He was a Dutch naval lieutenant who became a hero in the Netherlands for his opposition to the Belgian Revolution. Below the images Dutch text.
Condition: Good, given age. Irregular edges as issued. Some crinkles and creases. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving with contemporary hand colouring. on hand laid (verge) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 33.5 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 29 x 36.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 13.2 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 11.4 x 14.4 inch.
Part Number: 65016
Description: Published in The Netherlands by J. Noman & son c. 1830.
Artists and Engravers: Anonymous.