1873 Wood Engraving John Steeple Davis Art Little Angler Fishing Boy YALD1


"The Little Angler"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of a painting by John Steeple Davis (1841-1917) that portrayed a young boy fishing on the banks of a creek.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Moderate aging throughout. Light wrinkling. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Light water staining. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 7.25 inches; 23 x 18 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)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings that were featured in The Aldine, a monthly arts and literature magazine published in New York between 1868-1879 during the Victorian era. This collection features work from artists such as John Steeple Davis, Thomas Moran, William de la Montagne, John Douglas Woodward, and many others. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Davis, John Steeple. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Reproductive art by A. Measom.

Keywords specific to this image: Nature, Outdoors, Fisherman, Sportsman

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