1862 Wood Engraving Fort Monroe Chesapeake Bay James River U. S. Civil War NYN1


"Scene of the Late Naval Fight and the Environs of Fortress Monroe and Norfolk and Suffolk"

This is an original 1862 black and white in-text wood engraving of a view of the Chesapeake Bay and James River area including Union-controlled Fort Monroe during the American Civil War.


This 152+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. 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 9.75 inches; 36 x 25 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.