The Sultan's Polka

Drawn By : Brandard, John. [c1856] Publisher: Chappell 50 New Bond Street, London

Stock code: MC1575
Sales price: £30.00

Description: Lithographic illustrated front cover by John Brandard. It shows a Turkish soldier resplendent in a white turban, red trousers and a decorative military cloak and scabbard, with his grey horse. At the rear are other soldiers on horseback, one holding a standard, and tents.

Embossed with publishers seal, top left hand corner :  “Chappell 50 New Bond  9.1.56”

Original front cover for The Sultan’s Polka by Charles D’Albert

Materials: paper

Lithograph, 5 colours

Condition: Good, browning paper ageing, edges chipped creases also in top corner, old mounting tags visible. Original lithograph alignment pin holes in hooves of both front and rear horses also visible.

Overall Size:       35,5 cm x 24cm     ( 14” x 9½“ )

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