1852 Wood Engraving Art James Lawrence Naval Monument Trinity Church NYC YGP2

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"Lawrence Naval Monument, Trinity Churchyard, New York"

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of the James Lawrence naval monument in the cemetery of Trinity Church in New York, NY. James Lawrence was an American naval officer during the War of 1812 best known for his last words, "Don't give up the ship!".

CONDITION

This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. 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 6.5 x 8.75 inches; 17 x 22 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.

This piece was illustrated by Nichols, ?. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Leslie.

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