1878 Wood Engraving Entrance Great Cave Karli India Karla Buddhist XGA4

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This is an original 1878 black and white wood engraving of the entrance to the Karla Caves in Karli, near Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. These Buddhist caves are cut out from rocks and were created between the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD.

CONDITION

This 133+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note that there is print on the verso of this steel engraving.

  • Product Type: Original Wood 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)

Keywords specific to this image: architecture, temple, Buddhism, archaeological, artwork

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