1887 Wood Engraving J. T. Macdonald Athlete Walker New York Walking Club YNY1
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"J. T. Macdonald, Walker"
This is an original 1887 black and white in-text wood engraving of competitive walker, J. T. Macdonald who was a member of the New York Walking Club. Accompanying this item is a brief descriptive paragraph. Please see both images.
This 127+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. 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 7 inches; 11 x 18 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)
Vaudeville acts, minstrel shows, dime museums, freak shows, and the circus were all popular forms of entertainment during the late 19th and early 20th century America. And no newspaper covered the famous acts and entertainments of the day better than the weekly New York Clipper. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original circus and theatrical advertisements from the Clipper 1886-1887. This historical collection will be of interest to collectors of circus memorabilia and other popular American show business acts.