This is an original 1871 black and white in-text wood engraving of a "Shádoof", an Egyptian agriculture soil machine consisting of two posts or pillars of wood or canes with an horizontal piece of wood extending from top to top to which is suspended a slender lever, formed of a branch of a tree, and a water vessel.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 6 inches; 10 x 15 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)