Prisoner-of War Straw PicturePrisoner-of War Straw PicturePrisoner-of War Straw Picture

Framed Straw-Work Picture from France of a Harbour Scene showing local buildings ,people in 19th century costume and small sailing craft. Pictures like this were traditionally made by prisoners of war, or else sailors on long voyages, using straw from their mattresses and glue from boiling the bones of fish.
The picture is in its original frame and glazing.

Measures 23 inches wide x 20 high. Circa 1840-1860

Item ID: 1690

Prisoner-of War Straw Picture

$480 USD

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