This is an original 1923 sepia Rotogravure of the Appalachian Mountain Club at the base of Cadillac Cliff. The caption writes, "An organization of hardy climbers who early showed the way to seekers for health and pleasure in the East's one and only national playground." The park is located on Mount Desert Island in Maine and was originally known as Lafayette National Park. It was established as a national monument by Woodrow Wilson in 1916.
This 88+ 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. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 8.5 inches; 16 x 22 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Natural History, portrait, landscape, scenery, outfit, climbers, climbing, hike, hiking