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1845 Steel Engraving L Jewitt British Museum Library London England XGHD9

1845 Steel Engraving L Jewitt British Museum Library London England XGHD9

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"British Museum - Additional Library"

This is an original 1845 black and white steel engraving of artwork by L. Jewitt that portrayed a reading room and additional library inside the British Museum in London, England during the Victorian era.


This 167+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Heavy Foxing. Light creasing. Small tear - top margin. Please note: There is moderate aging throughout.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10 inches; 19 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)

Travel back in time to the mid 19th century with as Period Paper is proud to present a collection of spectacular images of famous landmarks, churches, and interior architectures from London, England during the Victorian era! Attend a service at St. Paul's Cathedral or the Synagogue of Great St. Helens! Sit in on a session of parliament with the House of Commons or the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster! Make a deposit or withdrawal at the Bank of England (the 8th oldest bank in the world)! Visit the tombs of Queen Elizabeth I or Admiral Horatio Nelson. Join Queen Victoria's entourage and enjoy the drawing rooms and banqueting halls of Buckingham Palace! Climb the steps of the Tower of London to catch a glimpse of the British crown jewels! Or wander through the Zoological gallery, Egyptian and Elgin Rooms of the British Museum! To continue touring this exquisite collection, simply click on the link provided below the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Jewitt, L.. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Radclyffe.

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