1872 Wood Engraving Funeral Pyre Ritual River Ganges India Varanasi Last XGK6


This is an original 1872 black and white in-text wood engraving of an American traveler's view of a funeral pyre on the River Ganges in India.


This 139+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.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 4.5 inches; 10 x 11 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: fire, flame, Vedic, Hindu, Hindi