1853 Wood Engraving Carl's Mill Pocantico River Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown New York


"View of Carve's Mill at Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, New York"

This is an original 1853 black and white in-text wood engraving of a drawing by William Rickarby Miller of Carl's Mill on the Pocantico River at Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, New York.


This 161+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is printing on the verso. Please note that the small white mark in the bottom right corner is just a reflection on the digital image -- it is NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 7.25 inches; 23 x 18 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 1853 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. It provides an excellent historical record of people, places, and events important to mid-Victorian America.

This piece was illustrated by Miller, William Rickarby. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

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