1875 Wood Engraving Forge Blacksmith Native Sarayacu Ecuador Village Labor XGHC1

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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.

CONDITION

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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