1849 Copper Engraving Noahs Ark Great Flood Animals Ship Genesis Bible Art XHA2


This is an original 1849 black and white copper engraving of the view and plan of Noah's Ark. The first, second, third and upper floors of the ark are all depicted elaborately, and individual animals can be recognized in their various compartments.

Period Paper is pleased to present a rare collection of copper-plate engravings depicting the Jewish antiquities and the Jewish War from a translation of Flavius Josephus' genuine works. Josephus (37-100 AD), was a Jewish historian and provided valuable information on the background of early Christianity, and of Judaism in the 1st century. These copper-plate engravings, which accompanied the manuscript, offer remarkable depth and vivid detailing. Please take a closer look at these images, as they are absolutely stunning in their contrast, and would look exceptional framed.


This 162+ year old Item is rated Fine+. Moderate aging throughout. Light wrinkling. Original mailing center crease. Some light surface rub. Large tear - center right. Light moisture wrinkling. Also note that the bottom right corner is chipped.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 16.75 inches; 28 x 43 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Quran, Noah, God, Great Flood, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, stalls