This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving featuring a scene of the preparation of the Cardinal, a typical alcoholic beverage, at Lampa, a town located in the province Lampa in the region Puno, Southern Peru.
This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso of this wood engraving.
Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 5.5 inches; 17 x 14 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: M. Paul Marcoy, journey, South America