Very Rare English Folk Art Aviation Painting, circa 1860 For Sale
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Very Rare English Folk Art Aviation Painting, circa 1860

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A unique circa 1890–1870 Folk Art aviation oil on paper painting, mounted to panel of prototype flying machine. Both an iconic and highly collectable example considering the age and subject matter. With faded characters at the base of painting including men with top hats and even a clown figure. Signed Ritton, and on the reverse detailing subject, date. Nicely framed in its original maple wood frame, not glass front. Dimensions in inches: H 13.5 x W 9 x D 1 Origin: England Period: 1860 Condition: Aged through wear and tear is present across this item, fading of the surface in sections is present, a wonderful patination across the painting including the original frame. Please view all the photos as part of this advert, before a purchase is made.  

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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 13.5 in. x W 9 in. x D 1 in.H 34.29 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU4304217065331
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