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"The Laplander's Encampment on the Neva at St. Petersburg"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of a sketch by Samuel Edmund Waller (1850-1903) that depicts the winter encampment of a group of Laplanders, (also Sámi people, Lapps), on the frozen waters of the Neva River at Saint Petersburg, Russia 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.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of the people, places, and events of Victorian era England and world, including the wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, and scenes from the American "Wild West". 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.
Reproductive art by C. Roberts.
Keywords specific to this image: Reindeer, Animal, Caribou, Indigenous People, Ethnic, Tepee, Dogs, Pets