1891 Wood Engraving Lota Chile Coal Mining Smelting Furnace Gulf of Arauco XGVA2


"Lota--the Smelting Works and Mole."

This is an original 1891 black and white wood engraving of the coal smelting works in Lota on the Gulf of Arauco in Chile.


This 120+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging in margins. Small crease - bottom margin. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 6 inches; 24 x 15 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)

Travel back to 19th century and tour the five republics of Spanish South America: Chile, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay, via this historical collection of wood engravings. View the capital cities, the architecture, the landscape, the industries, and the peoples of these countries as they appeared circa the 1890's.