1852 Wood Engraving Art Fetridge & Co Periodical Arcade Depot Boston MA YGP2

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"Fetridge & Co.'s Periodical Arcade, Washington and State Streets, Boston"

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of a historic view of the interior of the retail shop known as the Periodical Depot or the Periodical Arcade that was owned and operated by Fetridge and Company between 1850 and 1855. The shop was located on Washington and State Streets in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

CONDITION

This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 7.25 inches; 25 x 18 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 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.

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