Hand Colored Engraving of Sailing Ship Peggy by Noted Cartoonist John Held Jr
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A hand colored wood engraving showing a two masted early sailing ship with the United States flag. It is entitled "Success to the Peggy" and signed "Engraved by John Held Jr.". He was an American cartoonist and illustrator. One of the best known magazine illustrators of the 1920s. This was probably a boat entered in a race, The condition is excellent, except for a piece of wood sliced off the bottom right of the frame. This can be touched up so it isn't noticeable. The frame dimensions are 13&1/2"W x 16"H. Please view my close up pics below. Please view my other listings.