1864 Wood Engraving Assuan Assouan Aswan Egypt Nile River Quarry Syene XGIB9

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This is an original 1864 black and white in-text wood engraving of Assuan (Assouan or Aswan) which is a city in southern Egypt in Africa. It is situated just north of the Aswan Dams on the bank of the Nile River.

CONDITION

This 147+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.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 4 x 3 inches; 10 x 8 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)

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Keywords specific to this image: Landscape, Sailboat, Harbor, Habour

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