1873 Wood Engraving Pittsburgh Cityscape Monongahela River Alfred R. Waud YPA2

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"Pittsburg, from Soldiers' Monument"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Alfred Rudolph Waud of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia and the Monongahela River as seen from the Soldiers' Monument.

CONDITION

This 141+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 4.5 inches; 25 x 11 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 pleased to offer a collection of antique wood engravings from 1873 featuring landscapes and scenery from across the American continent. These illustrations provide a window into nineteenth century America, with its unspoilt and pastoral landscapes and rivers, bustling cityscapes, and notable architecture. The work of various artists and illustrators, including Granville Perkins, Alfred R. Waud, and Thomas Moran, each item in this collection is detailed enough to look absolutely stunning framed. A remarkable collection of historical American memorabilia!

This piece was illustrated by Waud, Alfred Rudolph. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

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