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Great Men and Famous Women
A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history

edited by Charles F. Horne • New York, Selmar Hess, publisher • 1894 first edition, 1899 reprint
[Originally issued in 68 parts, by subscription and bound into 8 volumes.]

Original photogravures, wood-engravings and typogravures 110-115 years old.

Sheet size (most, from 1894 first edition): approximately 11.5 x 8.5 inches
Sheet size (some, from 1899 reprint): approximately 12 x 9.5 inches
Image sizes vary

Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view.
Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, thus only the scannable portion is shown.

STATESMEN AND SAGES• VOLUME IV
Also available: Soldiers and Sailors, Workmen and Heroes, and Artists and Authors
The Berlin Conference
The Berlin Conference

Anton von Werner

Photogravure
$10
Council of War after the Landing of William of Orange
Council of War after the Landing of William of Orange

H.G. Glindoni

Wood Engraving
$10
Newton Analysing the Ray of Light
Newton Analysing the Ray of Light

Loudan

Wood Engraving
$10
The Life of Peter the Great Saved at the foot of the altar
The Life of Peter the Great saved at the foot of the altar

Steuben

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Burke, Johnson and their friends
Burke, Johnson and their friends

James E. Doyle

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
The Surrender of Cornwallis to Washington
The Surrender of Cornwallis to Washington

Dumaresq

Typogravure (half-tone)
$20
The Third Estate Takes Refuge in the Tennis Court
The Third Estate Takes Refuge in the Tennis Court

Étienne Lucien Mélingue

Photogravure
$10
Robespierre's Arrest
Robespierre's Arrest

François Flameng

Wood Engraving
$10
Pestalozzi, the Children's Friend
Pestalozzi, the Children's Friend

Konrad Grob

Photogravure
$10
A. Lincoln
A. Lincoln

 

Wood Engraving
$20
The Enrollment of Volunteers, 1870
The Enrollment of Volunteers, 1870

Alfred Paul de Richemont

Photogravure
$10
Hawarden Castle, the Home of Gladstone
Hawarden Castle, the Home of Gladstone

G. Montbard

Wood Engraving
$10
Gladstone's First Home Rule Bill
Gladstone's First Home Rule Bill

[no attribution—W.P.?]

Wood Engraving
$10
Proclamation of the German Empire at Versailles
Proclamation of the German Empire at Versailles

Anton von Werner

Wood Engraving
$10
Bismarck before Paris
Bismarck before Paris

Ludwig Braun

Photogravure
$10
     
Parnell Testifying against the 'Times.'
Parnell Testifying against the 'Times.'

Walter Wilson

Wood Engraving
$5
President McKinley Taking the Oath of Office
President McKinley
Taking the Oath of Office

A. de Thulstrup

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
The Ceremony at Grover Cleveland's Marriage
The Ceremony at Grover Cleveland's Marriage

A. de Thulstrup

Wood Engraving
$10

(Workmen and Heroes)
    
(Statesmen and Sages, page 1)