1875 Engraving Revolutionary War Centennial Celebration Concord Lexington Common

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"Centennial Celebration -- Concord & Lexington"

This is an original 1875 double-page, black and white in-text wood engraving with two sketches by Harry Ogden of the Centennial Celebration of the American Revolutionary War at Concord and at Lexington, Massachusetts on April 19, 1875.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Original portfolio crease. No surface rub. No water damage. There are several small staple holes and light aging along the original center crease. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 20.5 x 15.5 inches; 52 x 39 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 pleased to present a collection of antique in-text wood engravings and advertisements from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1875-1876. These engravings and ads provide an excellent historical record of people, places, and events important to mid-Victorian America. This collection includes not only medical quackery ads, but many images from the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The Exposition was a World's Fair held in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

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