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1876 Wood Engraving Vendor Occupation 18th Century France Windmill Vinegar XGGA9

1876 Wood Engraving Vendor Occupation 18th Century France Windmill Vinegar XGGA9

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This is an original 1876 black and white wood engraving of different moneymaking ventures one could expect to find on the city streets in 18th century Paris, France. Along the top panels, one man attempts to sell miniature windmills whist the other peddles scissors, knives, and combs. In the bottom panels, a strolling vinegar merchant pushed her cart along while a blind man from the Quinze-Vingts Infirmary begs for change.


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.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 7 inches; 14 x 18 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: costume, sell