1861 Wood Engraving USS Pawnee Sloop-of-War Deck Guns American Civil War NYN1


"The Deck of the U.S. Steam Sloop 'Pawnee'"

This is an original 1861 black and white in-text wood engraving of a sketch by A. Waud of the deck of the USS Pawnee, a sloop-of-war during the American Civil War.


This 153+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is an original center crease. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14 x 9.25 inches; 36 x 23 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 an unusual and rare collection of Civil War era wood engravings and advertising from the New York Illustrated News. This collection will be of interest to historians of the American Civil War and collectors of original Civil War memorabilia.