1890’s Seven-part Wissembourg sailors jumping jack
Stunning 1890’s Seven-part Wissembourg jumping jack sailor
1890. Seven-part jumping jack. Stencil-coloured lithograph printed by Wissembourg, Burckardts Nachfolger. Famed for their lithographs of the period.
An exceptional Wissembourg jumping jack, this is the caricature of a German sailor. Audiences delighted in pulling the string and making the figure "jump". This is a beautiful survivor. The online example online at present.
It is striking. Litho design ref Number :-1646 The colour is beautifully fresh for the age.
Annotated on bottom right “Deponict Druck u Verlag V C Burckardts Nachf Wissembourg (Elsass)”