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1852 Wood Engraving Art Gleason's Pictorial Printing Press Room Boston MA YGP1

1852 Wood Engraving Art Gleason's Pictorial Printing Press Room Boston MA YGP1

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"Interior view of our Press-Room, where are printed the Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, and the Flag of our Union."

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of industrial printing press machinery inside the press-room of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion in Boston, Massachusetts (MA), USA.

CONDITION

This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Light water staining. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 13.75 x 10.5 inches; 35 x 27 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.

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