1875 Wood Engraving Forge Blacksmith Native Sarayacu Ecuador Village Labor XGHC1


This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of native blacksmiths hard at work at the forge in the village of Sarayacu, Ecuador.


This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. 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: Workers, Hut, Indians, Indigenous, Rainforest, South America, Ethnic, Craftsmen, Skill, Metallurgy, Hammer, Tools, Smelting, Jungle, Tropics

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