1875 Wood Engraving Public School Schoolhouse Lowell MA Historic Building Image
This is an original 1875 black and white in-text wood engraving of a sketch by E. R. Morse of a public school in Lowell, Massachusetts.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / 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: Near Mint / Very Fine
- Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 3.75 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)
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.