1870 Wood Engraving Basil Bradley Art Horse Wagon Victorian Era Peasants YTG1
"A Lift By the Way"This is an original 1870 black and white in-text wood engraving of a work by Basil Bradley of a group of European travelers in a covered, horse-drawn wagon stopping to pick up elderly pedestrians along the roadside, (probably to kill and eat during an extreme winter survival situation), during the Victorian era.
This 142+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso. There is an original center crease.
- Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
- Grade: Very Fine +
- Dimensions: Approximately 22 x 14.25 inches; 56 x 36 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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This piece was illustrated by Bradley, Basil. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Europe, Winter, Snow