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1874 Wood Engraving Samuel E Waller Art Joe Chimpanzee London Zoo Monkey YTG8

1874 Wood Engraving Samuel E Waller Art Joe Chimpanzee London Zoo Monkey YTG8

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"Tending the Invalid - A Recent Sketch at the Zoological Gardens"

This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Samuel Edmund Waller (1850-1903) that portrays an English zookeeper caring for "Joe" the Chimpanzee at the Zoological Gardens in London, England 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. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 8.5 inches; 24 x 22 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!

This piece was illustrated by Waller, Samuel Edmund. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Animals, Wildlife, Primate, Ape

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