This is an original 1871 black and white woodcut of the Stabian Baths found at Pompeii, Italy. The Romans had developed a system for heating water known as hypocaust
, and thus the bathrooms were heated in the east wing of the baths.
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 4.75 x 3 inches; 12 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, Plumbing, Toilet