1854 Wood Engraving American Man-of-War Warship Ship Interior Diagram Historic
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"Hull of an American Man-of-War"
This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of a cutaway diagram of an American man-of-war with a key in the bottom margin.
This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No tears. Light water stain - right 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 6.75 inches; 25 x 17 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.