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1875 Wood Engraving Patrick Gilmore Concert Madison Square Garden NYC Historic

1875 Wood Engraving Patrick Gilmore Concert Madison Square Garden NYC Historic

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"New York City - Gilmore's Summer Concert Garden"

This is an original 1875 black and white in-text wood engraving with images of Gilmore's Summer Concert Garden at Madison Avenue and 26th Street in New York City. The arena (which later became Madison Square Garden) was leased to band leader, Patrick Gilmore, who used it to present shows and concerts.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14.75 inches; 25 x 37 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.