1882 Wood Engraving O Nordquist Art Astronomy Observatory Arctic Pitlekaj XGYC4


This is an original 1882 black and white in-text wood engraving of an astronomic observatory that was set up near Putlekaj, Russia during a Swedish arctic expedition.


This 129+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - left margin. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3.5 inches; 11 x 9 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)

This piece was illustrated by Nordquist, O.. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Polar, Expedition, Explorer, Adventurer, Tent, Igloo, Camp, Science, Research, European, Ice, Snow, Winter, Cold, Landscape, Terrain

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