This is an original 1890 black and white in-text wood engraving of the aqueduct or sewer of the Arènes de Lutèce (Arenas of Lutetia) which are ancient Roman ruins located in the Latin Quarter in Paris, France. They were constructed in the 1st century AD. This amphitheater could seat up to 15,000 people while they watched gladiatorial combats.
This 121+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - top. 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 5 x 4 inches; 13 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: Archaeology, Paris, France, Amphitheatre, Amphitheater