1873 Wood Engraving Babylon Kasr Ruins Mounds Mesopotamia Ancient City XGBA2


This is an original 1873 black and white wood engraving of Babylon. All that remains of the original ancient framed city is a mound, or tell, of broken mud-brick buildings and debris in the plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. This image was taken from a book of travels from M. Wolcott Redding.


This 138+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No Surface Rub.No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches; 13 x 19 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: historic, religion