1852 Wood Engraving Mallory Art Boston Farm Trade School Thompson Island MA YGP2

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"The Boston Farm School, at Thompson's Island, Boston Harbor"

This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Mallory of the Boston Farm and Trade School on Thompson Island in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, USA.

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 chip - bottom margin. 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 7.5 inches; 25 x 19 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.

This piece was illustrated by Mallory, ?. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Reproductive art by W.J. Pierce.

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