1854 Engraving Andrew Jackson Equestrian Statue Lafayette Square Washington D.C.

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"Equestrian Statue of Andrew Jackson"

This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of an equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson by Clark Mills in 1852 located in Lafayette Square at Washington D.C. cast from British cannon captured by Jackson.

CONDITION

This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. 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 10.25 x 14.75 inches; 26 x 37 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 1854 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.

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