Close

Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Embed this item

Copy and paste the code onto your site where you'd like the item to appear.

Link this item

Close

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Not at all a good day for poor old Socrates.

One day in 399 BC, the 70 year old philosopher Socrates stood before a jury of 500 of his fellow Athenians accused of "refusing to recognize the gods recognized by the state" and "of corrupting the youth." He was found guilty of his crime and his penalty was death by his own hand.

Poor bugger.

Socrates is printed on heavy glossy paper and measures 5" x 7.25". The total piece measures 9.5" x 6.5" overall and is blank on the reverse. This cool 104 year old illustration is in flawless condition; smooth and flat with no foxing and no dings. It looks as if it just rolled off the presses.

Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful old black and white prints are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last photo are just to show how this might look when it's framed. Your antique print will come unframed.)

Surrender Dorothy offers a non-stop jaw-dropping cornucopia of frame-worthy antique and vintage prints, drawings, sketches, ads, plans, lithos, engravings, posters, maps, charts and illustrations of all kinds to adorn every room in your happy home. Terrific finds to gussy up your workplace too.

Our entire inventory moves in and out of here very quickly and fresh selections are added each day. Please be sure to bookmark our shop and check back to visit us often so you don't miss our latest discoveries.

I'll send this to you First Class Mail by way of those nice folks at the USPS packed flat and protected in a rigid mailer.
==================================================================
Love Vintage Children's Art? We have hundreds of subjects to choose from and you'll want to see them all. Just click here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=storybook
===============================================================
Our vintage gallery of all things Greek may be viewed here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=greece
===============================================================
View our entire collection of all things Edwardian here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=edwardian
================================================================
We have hundreds of unique vintage Black and White art treasures t to choose from here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=black+white

Socrates Drinks Hemlock Tragic Suicide Edwardain Engraved Illustration From 1907

Overview

  • Vintage item from 1900 - 1909
  • Materials: paper, ephemera, ink
  • Feedback: 3007 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from United States
13