1876 Wood Engraving Chaise-Roulante Transportation Rickshaw 18th Century XGGA9

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This is an original 1876 black and white wood engraving of a woman enjoying a ride in her chaise-roulante (wheeled chair), a popular form of transportation during the reign of Louis XIV in France. The footman at the front does not seemed too pleased with the daunting task of carrying that enormous dress around.

CONDITION

This 135+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso, and there is a small mark in the upper right of the image.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3.25 inches; 10 x 8 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 thrilled to offer items from an artistically illustrated collection of eighteenth century France. These stunning artworks encompass native customs, social activities, military personnel, historic ships, famous figures, stunning costumes, historic landmarks, weaponry and more between the years of 1700 and 1789. To view more images from this portfolio, please click on the link offered below the condition paragraph.

Keywords specific to this image: carrier, uniform

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