Hand Held Sail Skating 1893 antique ice skating wood engraving

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 17, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

Hand Held Sail Skating 1893 antique ice skating wood engraving

Der Segesldhsittsdhuh-Sport

Issued 1893, Germany

Fine original antique wood engraving printed in the 19th century, on quality paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.

In near VG or better condition [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws]. Text on verso as issued.

The printed area remains visually pleasing, a fine impression of an interesting antique image which will look nice when displayed.

Sheet measures c. 7 1/8" H x 5" W.

Printed area measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4 5/8" W


Any defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos.

[ note : All old sheets of printed paper possibly have short edge splits. Each sheet has existed for a very long time and has probably been handled repeatedly in the course of it's existence. It has a history unique to it as an object. Most of the time any edge splits are short, minor, insignificant and have been closed- either long ago or more recently with small pieces of archival tape. Most often these splits are trivial and easy to overlook visually. Basically, they would not significantly affect the piece adversely.]

The item is offered as seen.

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