1852 Wood Engraving L. S. Drigg's Lace Bonnet Store Hanover Street Boston YGP2


"Interior View of L. S. Drigg's Lace and Bonnet Store, No.'s 24 and 26 Hanover Street, Boston"

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of the interior of the fashionable L. S. Drigg's Lace and Bonnet Store located at 24 and 26 Hanover Street in Boston. The Government Center now stands where much of Hanover Street was located.


This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. 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 4.5 inches; 17 x 11 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.