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1852 Wood Engraving Art Virginia State Capitol Richmond VA Architecture YGP1

1852 Wood Engraving Art Virginia State Capitol Richmond VA Architecture YGP1

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"View of the Capitol, at Richmond, Virginia."

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that portrays the Early Republic and Palladian style architecture of the Virginia State Capitol building in the city of Richmond, VA, USA.

Please note that the text in the bottom right corner refers to a page that is not included with the image.


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. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.25 x 6.25 inches; 18 x 16 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: Government