Niagara Falls NY c.1860 boxed Tourist Souvenir 12 color views in box guide bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Americana, Souvenirs, Travel, Tourism, Niagara Falls).
Oil Color View: Falls of Niagara and the Vicinity.
Published c. 1850-60's, London by Thomas Nelson & Sons.
12 color lithographed views on card stock paper, original card board box container with paste-on cover. Colored coated paper stock.
[with]: 1868 companion guide, The Falls of Niagara- All Points of Interest. Publ. 1868, Nelson, London. Toronto imprint; James Campbell.
Pair is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Pair is not new or in "new" condition.
Box covers gently age worn, slight break along bottom edge, corners worn, slight rubbing, remains overall attractive and intact as an object.
Booklet shows age, covers creased, rubbed and soiled, some light staining throughout.
Views all clean, gently age toned, a couple with minor rounded edges, some signs of handling.
This fragile souvenir pair displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Cards measures c. 5 7/8" H x 3 5/8" W.