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This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of Tower Rock or Grand Tower, a rock formation and island in the Mississippi River, in Brazeau Township, Perry County, Missouri.
This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. 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.
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.