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1865 Wood Engraving Central Park NYC Grand Drive Buggies Carriages Alfred R YHW3

1865 Wood Engraving Central Park NYC Grand Drive Buggies Carriages Alfred R YHW3

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This is an original 1865 black and white in-text wood engraving of the Grand Drive in Central Park, New York City, from a sketch by the artist Alfred Rudolph Waud. Passing traffic would travel through Central Park at this time on "transverses" that were lined with vegetation to keep the park looking natural.

CONDITION

This 147+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Moderate crease - center. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Please also note that this image is folded along its original center crease, and there are small marks in the upper left and bottom center areas (as can be seen in the digital image).

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 20.5 x 13.75 inches; 52 x 35 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)

This piece was illustrated by Waud, Alfred Rudolph.

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