1884 Wood Engraving Leigh Smith Arctic Expedition Ship Sink Rigging Polar XGZC7


This is an original 1884 black and white in-text wood engraving that depicts the sinking of Captain Leigh Smith's ship during a hazardous arctic voyage.


This 127+ year old Item is rated 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: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3.5 inches; 11 x 9 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: disaster, boat, sailing, canoe, crewmen, historical