1895 Wood Engraving Village Town Center New Guinea Carpentaria Gulf Nude XGWB1


This is an original 1895 black and white in-text wood engraving of a New Guinea Village in the Carpentaria Gulf.


This 116+ 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.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 6 inches; 10 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings featuring images of Reverend Chalmers exploration of Papua New Guinea from the years 1878 to 1894. Edward Whymper was the man behind a considerable portion of the engravings, who produced the pieces with keen eye and expert hand. Get a feel for the culture of the indigenous people, and travel to the wilderness with the natives by clicking on the link provided at the bottom of the condition paragraph.

Keywords specific to this image: crowd, historic, architecture