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1856 Steel Engraving Deserted Wife Sad Victorian Woman Grief Dress Costume YPM2

1856 Steel Engraving Deserted Wife Sad Victorian Woman Grief Dress Costume YPM2

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"The Deserted Wife"

This is an original 1856 black and white steel engraving.

CONDITION

This 157+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. There is some light creasing along the right margin edge.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 8.75 inches; 15 x 22 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 offer a collection of hand-colored steel engraved Victorian fashion plates, plus steel engravings on topics dear to the Victorian heart. Dating from 1856 this collection provides an authentic look at women's and children's fashions in the Antebellum period. These plates and prints are certain to be of interest to costume historians and designers, as well as 21st century fashionistas.

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