This is an original 1882 black and white in-text wood engraving of a portrait of Ito-Keske, the Japanese editor of Swedish naturalist, Carl Peter Thunberg's writings.
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 3.5 x 4.5 inches; 9 x 11 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: Pose, Japan, Asian, Oriental, Victorian, Beard, Facial Hair, Writer, Book Publishing