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Paul Julius de Reuters portrait engraving Lehman

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Paul Julius de Reuters


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Original antique portrait print


Line engraving, on India paper, marked 'Private Plate' to lower margin. Circa 1870. Lehmann's painting dates to 1869 when Reuters was 53 years old. Paul Julius de Reuters (1816-99) was a German entrepreneur and later naturalized British citizen. He was the pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting was journalist and media owner, the founder of Reuters news agency. Rudolf Lehmann (1819 - 1905) was a painter and author born in Hamburg, Germany. In 1866 he settled in London where he painted his best known portraits. Thomas Oldham Barlow (1824-1889) was a highly regarded English engraver. A couple of small repaired marginal tears outside the platemark. Very rare.

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artist Thomas Oldham Barlow after the painting by Rudolf Lehmann
method Line engraving
date C1870
size 510mm by 380mm (platemark)
SKU PT1809