20% off purchases of $100 promo code: TWENTY

1857 Wood Engraving James Watt Portrait Scottish Engineer Industrial YJPT1

1857 Wood Engraving James Watt Portrait Scottish Engineer Industrial YJPT1

Regular price $47.95 USD
Unit price  per 

James Watt

This is an original 1857 black and white in-text wood engraving of James Watt, a Scottish inventor whose contributions to the Newcomen steam engine greatly impacted the Industrial Revolution.

CONDITION

This 155+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. 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 5 x 5.5 inches; 13 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)

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!

YJPT1A1B24C57