This is an original 1870 black and white steel engraving of a painting by Thomas Buchanan Read.
This 143+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of hand-colored steel engraved Victorian fashion plates, plus ads, articles, and steel and wood engravings on topics dear to the Victorian heart. Dating from 1870 this collection provides an authentic look at women's and children's fashions in the later Victorian period. These plates and prints are certain to be of interest to costume historians and designers, as well as 21st century fashionistas.
This piece was illustrated by Read, T. Buchanan. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.