This is an original 1871 black and white woodcut of the Roman forum located at the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. Forums were places used for events central to Roman public life such as: processions, gladiatorial matches, criminal trials, speeches, elections, and commercial marketplaces.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.
Product Type: Original Woodcut; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 3 inches; 11 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Archaeology, City, Column, Mt. Vesuvius