This is a print of Jules Verne’s own sketch of his yacht he names St. Michel. This image was used on some editions published by James R. Osgood and Company, Boston.
A relic from a bygone era and a fantastic piece of Verne memorabilia.
You will receive:
1 x Print
2 x Labels that describe the piece
1 x Portfolio page that describes the piece and Artist.
Multiple sizes available at checkout. Don’t see the size you need? We can custom trim these to your photo frame!
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Mohawk, felt texture, cream color -216gsm
Mohawk, felt texture, white color -216gsm
Parchment, smooth texture, Sage – 176gsm
Parchment, smooth texture, Salmon – 176gsm
Parchment, smooth texture, Natural – 176gsm
Parchment, smooth texture, Dark Natural – 176gsm
The following excerpt from the introduction of A tour of the World in 80 days from 1873.
" The autographic sketch which forms our frontispiece represents the Saint Michael, a little decked bark belonging to the author of "The Tour of the World in Eighty Days."
The sketch, which Verne executed in the twinkling of an eye, on our own desk, without suspecting that it would receive the honors of publicity, is accompanied by the inscription, "Bourset Malais," which two words indicate the type of craft of which the Saint Michael is an example. It is on this frail skiff that Jules Verne goes upon long voyages, and has already explored the English coast and ascended as fas as Scotland.
Verne recently took a trip in her to Jersey, in the English Channel, accompanied by his factotum, Antonie Delon, a veritable sea-wolf, who loves danger because he has always overcome it. ….."
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