This is an original 1894 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Thomas Moran of the walls of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
This 120+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light wrinkling. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of antique wood engravings from 1894 featuring landscapes and scenery from across the American continent including some lovely views of the Old West, the lower Mississippi, and the Northeast. These illustrations provide a window into nineteenth century America, with its unspoilt and pastoral landscapes and rivers, bustling cityscapes, and notable architecture. The work of various artists and illustrators, including Alfred Rudolph Waud, John Douglas Woodward, Harry Fenn, Robert Swain Gifford, Granville Perkins, William Hart, William Ludwell Sheppard, James David Smillie, and Thomas Moran, each item in this collection is detailed enough to look absolutely stunning framed. A remarkable collection of historical American memorabilia!
This piece was illustrated by Moran, Thomas. Artist mark in print - bottom left of image.
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