This is an original 1884 black and white in-text wood engraving that depicts the harsh conditions faced by the survivors of the Greeley arctic expedition. Joseph Ellison had suffered severe frostbite, and lost all of his fingers as a result.
This 127+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 4 inches; 11 x 10 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: trek, sleigh, march, weary, history, voyage, North Pole