1895 Steel Engraving Portrait J. V. V. Platto Milwaukee Lawyer New York HWC1


This is an original 1895 black and white steel engraving of a portrait of J. V. V. Platto, who came to Wisconsin in 1848 to practice law. Platto was admitted as an attorney in 1845 by his native state of New York. Platto became one of the oldest lawyers in the state of Wisconsin. During 1861 and 1862, Platto served on the assembly board where he conducted investigations of state affairs, including war funding.


This 116+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 9.5 inches; 19 x 24 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)

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