This is an original 1860 black and white in-text wood engraving from a sketch of President Buchanan and Miss Harriet Lane viewing the presents from the Japanese Embassy in the Green Room of the White House.
This 154+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is an original center crease. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
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.