1884 Wood Engraving Joseph Ellison Greeley Expedition Arctic Frostbite XGZC7

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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.

CONDITION

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

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