This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of a painting by Charles Gassow entitled, "The Spectators" that portrays the faces in the crowd at a German festival during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Light surface rub - bottom right corner. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of paintings and illustrations by artists such as Sydney Prior Hall, Henry Woods, Helen Allingham, and many others, that depict the people, places, and events of England and the Victorian era world. To continue browsing this intriguing collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Gassow, Charles. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Reproductive art by Froment.
Keywords specific to this image: Germany, Europe