1852 Steel Engraving Antique Bell Reaping Machine Reaper Horses Farming Farm FD1

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"Bell's Reaping Machine"

This is an original 1852 black and white steel engraving of Bell's Reaping Machine.

CONDITION

This 162+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - left margin.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 6.25 inches; 25 x 16 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

"The first farmer was the first man. All historic nobility rests on the possession and use of land." Ralph Waldo Emerson. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of steel engravings from 1852 of the tools, machinery, livestock, and agricultural practices of the typical mid-nineteenth century farmer.

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