1874 Wood Engraving Cayuga Lake Landscape Ithaca Gorge Triple Falls Antique YPA3

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"Cayuga Lake Scenery"

This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of illustrations by John Douglas Woodward of the scenery around Cayuga Lake, one of New York State's glacial Finger Lakes; including Ithaca Gorge; Triple Falls; Ithaca Falls; Castle Rock; and Tower Rock.

CONDITION

This 140+ 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 7.25 x 10.25 inches; 18 x 26 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 1874 featuring landscapes and scenery from across the American continent including some lovely views of Chicago and its surroundings, as well as other places in the Midwest -- the cities of St, Louis, Dubuque, Rock Island, and La Crosse, plus some additional images of Canada. 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 Alfred Rudolph Waud, John Douglas Woodward, Thomas Moran, and James David Smillie, 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 Woodward, John Douglas. There is no visible artist signature.

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