This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration that portrays a harlequin, witch, Father Time, and other costumed curiosities in a Carnival holiday parade at an Alps mountain village in Bavaria, Germany, Europe during the Victorian era.
This 139+ 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. There is an original center crease.
Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 22.75 x 14.5 inches; 58 x 37 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 proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1874 issues of The Graphic magazine that depict the people, places, and events of the Victorian era world, including; Warwick Castle, the homes of John Bunyan and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, soldiers of the British Army during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, Queen Victoria, and other members of the British Royal Family. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!