1872 Wood Engraving Purgatory Falls Roanoke River Headwaters Virginia PA2

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This is an original 1872 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by William Ludwell Sheppard of Purgatory Falls, the headwaters of the Roanoke River in Virginia.

CONDITION

This 140+ 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 6.25 x 9 inches; 16 x 23 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 excited to present a collection of steel and wood engravings featuring landscapes and scenes from across the American continent. Each item is detailed enough to look absolutely stunning framed, so go ahead and find the piece of historical American memorabilia that speaks to you!

This piece was illustrated by Sheppard, William Ludwell.

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