1882 Wood Engraving Oskarsborg Oscarsborg Fortress Castle Norway XGS6

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This is an original 1882 monochrome wood engraving of Oscarsborg (Oskarsborg) Fortress in Norway. The view in this engraving was taken from Koön. The Coast Guard fortress was built between 1845-1853 and is most famous for the sinking of the German warship Blücher on April 9, 1940.

CONDITION

This 129+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - bottom right corner. Please note that there is print on the verso of this engraving.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 5.75 inches; 15 x 15 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: Koon, Coast, Sea, Blucher, WWII

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