This is an original 1852 black and white steel engraving of tools and implements used for preparing flax.
This 162+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9.75 inches; 16 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)
"The first farmer was the first man. All historic nobility rests on the possession and use of land." Ralph Waldo Emerson. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of steel engravings from 1852 of the tools, machinery, livestock, and agricultural practices of the typical mid-nineteenth century farmer.