Woodcut with original wrapper. Printed area: 455 x 300mm (18 x 11¾").
A portrait of Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881). Head and shoulders, in profile to the right, and a skyline in the background with a sun rise on the left and smoking chimneys to the right. One of twelve woodcuts from the series 'Some Woodcuts of Men of Letters', by British sculptor and printmaker Robert Bryden (1865 - 1939). Lettered in the image with the title and the printmaker's monogram: 'RB. opus. V.'
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