1852 Wood Engraving Art Mexican-American War Cavalry Soldiers Military Army YGP2

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"Mexican Troops on the March"

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of Mexican cavalry soldiers on the march during the Mexican-American War.

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. Small tear. 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 14 inches; 25 x 36 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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