Date of Printing: 1851 • Medium: Engraving (B&W) • Subject Category: Social & Historical Settings • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Left • Period Created: Antiquity ( - 299) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 21 x 26 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 23.7 x 29.1 • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Good, with slight foxing • Edition Type: Limited Edition • Paper Type: Unbleached Cotton Rag • Framed: Print only
Beautiful, classic Egyptian print created during the Egyptian revival during the 1850s. This shows the Valley of the Kings toms in the center, with numerous mummy heads, sarcophaguses, chairs, and pyramids, and other assorted Egyptian designs.
Some slight foxing on edges, but in overall good condition.
From "Iconographic Encyclopeadia of Science, Literature, and Art", published 1851. G. Heck, artist. Henry Winkles, sculp.