1885 Cover LIFE Cherub Cupid Altantic Swimming Ocean - ORIGINAL LF2
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This is an original 1885 black and white cover for LIFE magazine featuring Cupid, looking alarmed upon seeing an "amphibious creature" so common along the Atlantic Coast. This September 3, 1885 cover is intricately designed with the classic LIFE motifs of cherub babies, an old angel playing violin, and the plaques reading society, literature, politics, and drama-- illustrated by J. A. Mitchell.
This 126+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. This cover has some light writing in the margins and general light blemishes throughout which is common for magazine covers of this age.
Product Type: Original Cover; Black & White / Grayscale
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 10.5 inches; 20 x 27 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)