1882 Wood Engraving Art Japanese Kago Litter Meiji Period Transport XGYC4


This is an original 1882 black and white in-text wood engraving of a pair of Japanese bearers transporting a European "gentleman" with a kago litter.


This 129+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3 inches; 11 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Japan, Asian, Oriental, Worker, Laborer, European, Explorer, Victorian, Monocle, Basket, Seat, Chair, Carrier, Mustache, Imperial, Colonization