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"View of Moyamensing Prison, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania"
This is an original 1852 black and white in-text wood engraving of Moyamensing Prison in Philadelphia. Designed by Thomas U. Walter, it was demolished in 1968.
This 161+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No tears. No water damage. 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.