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"An Artist's Dream in Pompeii"
This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Sir Sydney Prior Hall (1842-1922), that depicts workers inside an ancient Roman bakery and flour mill in the city of Pompeii, Italy.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Small tear - bottom margin. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1873 issues of The Graphic magazine that illustrate the people, places, and events of Victorian era England, including hare coursing at Great Altcar, London cityscapes, sailing ships of the British Royal Navy, and many others! To continue indulging your inner Anglophile, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Hall, Sydney. There is no visible artist signature.
Keywords specific to this image: Rome, Italian, Food, Bread, Victorian Era