1856 Wood Engraving Steeple Chase Champ de Mars Paris French Horse Racing YJPT1


This is an original 1856 black and white in-text wood engraving that depicts a steeplechase at the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.


This 156+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 10.75 inches; 20 x 27 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)

Travel back in time to Victorian Europe via this rare collection of French wood engravings. See portraits of famous writers and inventors, explore the recent architectural developments of Paris and partake in such events as bullfighting and steeplechases. Definitely a must-see and a must-buy for the lover of Victorian memorabilia!