This is an original 1896 black and white wood engraving of the famous Elephant Gate located in Cagliari, Sardinia. It gets its name from the elephant sculpture adjacent to the spiked portcullis.
This 115+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 8 inches; 14 x 20 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)
This piece was illustrated by Vuillier, Gaston. There is no visible artist signature.
Keywords specific to this image: defense, landmark