This is an original 1844 steel engraving of the Old Testament figure of Jacob blessing the sons of Joseph. Artist: J. Franklin. Engraver: J. F. E. Prud'homme.
This 167+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some light foxing in the margins --please see image.
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Type: Original Steel Engraving