1860 Wood Engraving Whaler Ship George Henry Arctic Expedition Charles Hall NYN1


"The New England Arctic Expedition"

This is an original 1860 black and white in-text wood engraving of a drawing of the whaler George Henry under Captain Sidney O. Budington, used by Arctic explorer, Charles Francis Hall, on his First Arctic Expedition 1860-1863.


This 154+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No natural defects. 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 10.5 x 7 inches; 27 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.