1854 Wood Engraving Valley Forge George Washington American Revolutionary War

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"Valley Forge"

This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, the famous military camp of General George Washington and the American Continental Army during the winter of 1777-1778 during American Revolutionary War.

CONDITION

This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. 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 x 5.5 inches; 25 x 14 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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