1873 Wood Engraving Art Alexandra Peoples Palace Dome London UK Victorian YTG6

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"The Opening of the Alexandra Palace - View Under the Dome"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration of the interior architecture beneath the dome inside Alexandra Palace, (also The People's Palace or Ally Pally), in the city of London, England, United Kingdom during the Victorian era. The Alexandra Palace was originally constructed by Lucas Brothers between 1865-1873, and was designed to be a public recreational, educational, and entertainment venue for the north London area. Over 102,000 Londoners attended the grand opening on May 24, 1873.

CONDITION

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

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.25 inches; 25 x 34 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)

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Keywords specific to this image: Historic Landmark, Building

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