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1910 Photogravure Pont Du Gard Roman Aqueduct Bridge Vers-Pont-Du-Gard XGCB8

1910 Photogravure Pont Du Gard Roman Aqueduct Bridge Vers-Pont-Du-Gard XGCB8

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This is an original 1910 sepia photogravure of "The Pont du Gard." This early twentieth century image captures the Pont du Gard aqueduct bridge as it appeared at the turn of the century. The ancient Roman structure was built in the first century AD and is located in Vers-Pont-du-Gard near Remoulins. Added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1985, it is the highest Roman aqueduct bridge in the world, as well as one of the best preserved.

CONDITION

This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - bottom margin.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 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 a 1910 collection depicting picturesque sites along the Rhône Valley of France, featuring Roman ruins, Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals, and medieval towns nestled along the river. Printed on quality stock, the images capture and document the rich history of this area as it appeared at the turn-of-the-twentieth century, offering unique moments captured in time.

Keywords specific to this image: Roman Architecture, Roman Engineering, Roman Arches

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