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THE HEROES OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
Payne, Harry (Artist).

THE HEROES OF THE VICTORIA CROSS

Twelve Reliefs Portraying the Varous Deeds of Daring Valour Performed by Britain’s Soldiers from the Crimean War to the Present Day. [Kensington Fine Art Association 1887].
1st Ed. 36” x 9.5” Double leporello (concertina) oil printed chromolitho. ‘German style’ plates in relief, presented 2 high and 6 across, thus 12 in all. Minor wear and repair, with only the upper part of the original paper folder with loss to extremities. "In commemoration of the Jubilee of Queen Victoria." Each panel illustrates the winner of the medal perfoming the gallant and courageous act in the presence of the enemy for which he was honoured. Harry Payne (1858–1927) English military artist. With his brother, Arthur C. Payne, he produced many series of oilette postcards for Raphael Tuck & Sons and also did extensive work for Gale and Polden producing illustrations for their postcard series.
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