1852 Wood Engraving Art Little Brewster Island Lighthouse Boston Harbor MA YGP1

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"Representation of the Outer Lighthouse, Boston Harbor."

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that portrays the historic Boston Light lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor, Massachusetts on the Atlantic Coast in the New England region of the USA.

CONDITION

This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. 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 9.75 x 7 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 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.

Keywords specific to this image: Nautical, Sea, Ocean

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