This 132+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to offer items from a collection featuring artwork by James Wells Champney as seen through the eyes of American naturalist and explorer Herbert H. Smith, who had explored regions of Brazil from 1868 until 1874. Smith had also been affiliated with the Brazilian Morgan expedition of 1870 during this time. This artistic collection includes images of Brazilian cultural scenes, the natural history of the land, the agriculture and the wildlife, as well as marine and nautical scenes, the traditional cultural handicrafts, picturesque cityscapes and more. Come take an interesting and exciting trip through Brazil and down the Amazon through the vision of these artistic wood engravings.
Keywords specific to this image: Natural History, Flooding
Collections: 1790's Hand-Colored Copper-Engraved James Sowerby Botanicals, 1880's Original Chromolithographs of World Cultures, Ancient Egypt — A History Include Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria (1903/1904), Antique & Vintage Art, Limited Edition & Rarities, Mini Posters, Natural History, New York City at The Turn of the 20th Cenutry (1893-1903) — Views of the City, Buildings, Historic Markers, Picturesque Europe — Extraordinary Original Steel Engravings Plus Wood Engravings (1876-1879)