1875 Article Electricity Lighthouses Electric Light Beacon Illumination YSA4


This is an original 1875 one-page black and white print article, with in-text wood engraving illustrations, about the use of electricity in lighthouses. Please note that the article continues for a short paragraph on the verso (which is not shown).


This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage. There is a faint wrinkle through the center.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 15.25 inches; 25 x 39 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 in-text wood engravings and articles from 1875-1881. These historical items highlight the people, places, and the new inventions and advances in technology and science during the Victorian era.