1874 Wood Engraving EJ Capper Art Snowdonia National Park Wales Victorian YTG9

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"Holiday Sketches - A Halt for Water during an Ascent of Snowdon"

This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by E.J. Capper that depicts a party of aspiring English mountaineers stopping for a water break while climbing Snowdon, (the highest mountain in Wales at 3,560 ft above sea level), during the Victorian era. Snowdon is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, Wales.

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 13.75 x 11.25 inches; 35 x 29 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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This piece was illustrated by Capper, E. J.. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Froment.

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