This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of a sketch by Henry Woods (1846-1921) entitled, "The Convalescent", that portrays an English nurse reading to children at Cromwell House in Highgate, London, England, United Kingdom (UK), 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.
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 Woods, Henry. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Kids, Portrait