1875 Wood Engraving Forced Penance Missionary Jesuit Native Girls South XGHC1


This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of a Jesuit missionary forcing two native girls to repent of their wrongdoing.


This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 4 inches; 13 x 10 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)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Priest, Clergy, Religion, Indians, Ethnic, Tribe, Women, Friar, Monk, Repentance, Rainforest, Tropics, Amazon, Roman Catholic

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