1871 Woodcut Roman Gladiators Arena Pompeii Italy Amphitheater Wall Armor XGV9

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This is an original 1871 black and white woodcut of Roman gladiators depicted from a wall on the Amphitheater in Pompeii, Italy. Judging from the image that shows what little the gladiators were equipped with, its no wonder most of them died in the arena.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated 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: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 3.25 inches; 14 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)

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