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"Jacob Wainwright and the Body of Dr. Livingstone"
This is an original 1874 black and white wood engraving of an illustration by Joseph Nash (1809-1878) that portrays Jacob Wainwright, (Dr. Livingstone's servant), with the coffin containing the body of missionary and explorer David Livingstone (1813-1873) aboard the HMS Calcutta at Aden in British India during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Some light surface rub.
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!
This piece was illustrated by Nash, Joseph. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Sailing Ship, Casket, Funeral