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This is an original 1852 two-page print article, illustrated with black and white in-text wood engravings, about the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The engravings include the West Point Hotel and road from the landing; Kosciuszko's Monument; an encampment of West Point cadets; the Cadet's Monument and Cemetery; and cadets making fascines. Please see both images.
This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of antique wood engravings from the 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 of Victorian era images, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.