1860 Wood Engraving American House Hotel 56 Hanover Street Boston Historic NYN1


"New England Hotels"

This is an original 1860 black and white in-text wood engraving of a drawing of the American House at 56 Hanover Street, Boston. This hotel opened in 1835 and was demolished in 1935.


This 154+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. There is some light wrinkling along the top margin. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 7 inches; 26 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 offer an unusual and rare collection of Civil War era wood engravings and advertising from the New York Illustrated News. This collection will be of interest to historians of the American Civil War and collectors of original Civil War memorabilia.