1875 Wood Engraving Menispermum Barbascum Fishery Palta Lake Rainforest XGHC1


This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of a group of Amazon natives using barbascum poison to catch fish on Lake Palta in South America.


This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 7.5 inches; 27 x 19 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)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Jungle, Tropics, Tree, Canopy, Foliage, Canoe, Bow, Arrow, Archery, Natives, Fishing, Shore, Beach, Indians, Tribe, Priest, Traveler, South America, Undergrowth, Vine

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