1851 Wood Engraving Art Pillar Pilot Rock Columbia River Washington WA Boat YGP1


"The Pilar Rock in Columbia River, Oregon"

This is an original 1851 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that depicts Pillar Rock, (also called Pilot Rock), on the Washington side of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest region of the USA.


This 162+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - top right corner. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Light surface rub - bottom left corner. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 6.75 inches; 23 x 17 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 present a collection of antique wood engravings from the 1851-1852 Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Founded by "the father of illustrated journalism" Frederick Gleason in 1851, this 19th century illustrated periodical was published in Boston, Massachusetts. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.