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1854 Wood Engraving Woodlands Hamilton Mansion Philadelphia Cemetery Historic

1854 Wood Engraving Woodlands Hamilton Mansion Philadelphia Cemetery Historic

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"The Hamilton Mansion, Hamilton Village, Pennsylvania"

This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of Woodlands, an historic house on the west bank of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. The house and adjoining lands became a cemetery in 1840.

CONDITION

This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No tears. Light water stain - bottom left corner. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 7 inches; 24 x 18 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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