This is an original 1878 black and white wood engraving of the Salt Mountains, which run between India and Pakistan. The salt in the area has been mined for centuries and also offers various archaeological sites.
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 5 x 6.75 inches; 13 x 17 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: Salt Range Mountains, Archaeology, geology, rock salt, Punjab, mountainous