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1854 Wood Engraving Antioch Hall College Yellow Springs Ohio Historic Building

1854 Wood Engraving Antioch Hall College Yellow Springs Ohio Historic Building

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"Antioch College, at Yellow Springs, Ohio"

This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of Antioch Hall built in 1852, one of the main buildings of Antioch College at Yellow Springs, Ohio. Antioch College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that was founded in 1850 by the Christian Connection. Horace Mann was Antioch's first president.

CONDITION

This 160+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 6.5 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.

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