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1890 Wood Engraving Arena Lutetia Arenes Lutece Roman Archeology Paris XHB3

1890 Wood Engraving Arena Lutetia Arenes Lutece Roman Archeology Paris XHB3

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This is an original 1890 black and white in-text wood engraving 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.

CONDITION

This 121+ 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. Please note that there are a few small dark spots in the margins.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 3.5 inches; 13 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: Ruins, Amphitheater, Amphitheatre, Gladiator, Archaeology

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