1872 Wood Engraving Port Blair Andaman Ross Aberdeen Island Bay Bengal YTG4

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"Port Blair, Andaman Islands, the Scene of the late Viceroy's Assassination"

This is an original 1872 black and white in-text wood engraving of artwork that depicted several landscapes near Port Blair, Andaman Islands, India during the Victorian Era including Ross Island, Aberdeen Island, a merchant's house, and the Governor's bungalow.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 12.5 inches; 23 x 32 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)

Step back in time to Victorian era London! Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of 1872 wood engravings from the British weekly illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. Founded on December 4, 1869 by William Luson Thomas, The Graphic covered important people, places, and events throughout the Victorian Era and onward until it ceased publication in 1932. This curious and delightful collection features sketches and paintings from artists such as Henry Woods, Arthur Boyd Houghton, Edward Frederick Brewtnall, and Sydney Hall. To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Indian, Asia

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