1890’s Seven-part Wissembourg sailors jumping jack

SKU: TMIR000305
  • Stunning 1890s 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)”



    W: 13in

    D: 17in



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