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    HENRIQUE ALVIM CORRÊA (Brazilian, 1876-1910)
    Martian Fighting Machine in the Thames Valley, from The War of the Worlds, Belgium edition, 1906
    Pencil and ink on paper
    12.875 x 10.25 in. (sheet)
    Not signed
    Various study sketches verso

    The War of the Worlds Archive

    This illustration is featured in Book I: The Coming of the Martians, Chapter XIV: "In London," 1906.

    PROVENANCE:
    By descent through the family of the artist, Brazil;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1990.


    Condition Report*: Light to moderate foxing throughout with a few small bumps to extreme sheet edges; otherwise, artwork appears to be in overall good condition; matted to an overall size of 20 x 16-6/8 inches. Not framed.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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