1893 Halftone Print Saint Lucia Volcano Windward Islands Caribbean Sea XGDA9

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This is an original 1893 black and white halftone print of the volcanoes of Saint Lucia. One of the Caribbean Windward Island in the Lesser Antilles, this small island nation is known for being more mountains and having more volcanic activity than the neighboring islands.

CONDITION

This 118+ 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 Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3 inches; 10 x 8 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer items from a collection featuring images from Frederick A. Ober's exploration of the West Indies. Sent by the WorldÕs Columbian Exposition as a special commissioner, Ober followed the footfalls of Christopher Columbus from 1877 to 1892 through various regions and captured the landscapes, historic landmarks, and sculptures along his way. Henry Robertson Blaney was deemed the principle artist responsible for transferring OberÕs photographic images into artistry, which he appeared to do with ease and conviction. Enjoy this aesthetic and enlightening journey tracing the track of famous explorer, Christopher Columbus.

Keywords specific to this image: volcanic, H.R. Blaney, locals, indigenous

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