"Bird's Eye View of Fort Independence, in Boston Harbor"
This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of a bird's eye view of the granite star fort known as Ft. Independence, that is located on Castle Island in the harbor of Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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.
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.