1872 Wood Engraving Africa Shaw March Men Travel Tribe Field Mountain XGTA7

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This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving titled, "Shaw's Mode of Marching Men With Loads."

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. There is a blind embossing in the top right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 4.75 inches; 18 x 12 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)

Period Paper is thrilled to offer items from an incredible collection of wood engravings from drawings by Henry Morton Stanley during his explorative journey through Africa to locate Christian missionary and fellow explorer David Livingstone. The expedition was treacherous and required great navigation, cultural tact and strength. Many who aided in the mission either abandoned it entirely or perished due to disease. This collection features images of various African tribes, native wildlife, weaponry, tribal agricultural tools, indigenous warfare, African cargo transport, and more. Delve into these artistic wood engravings that encompass a most unique and dangerous 700-mile journey through Africa during the 1870s.

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