Thomas Jefferson 1833 very unusual & fine original antique engraved portrait
$ 47.95


Printed Germany: c. 1830's.

Carl Mayer engraved.

Fine original antique engraving.

A very unusual and uncommon portrait of this great American man, as conceived by a German artist.

This particular type of highly skilled engraving onto metal printing process is now essentially extinct as a method of reproducing popular images, rendering this printed leaf an interesting original artifact from a past era.

Printed on quality paper which may show gentle signs of age, but retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.

A very well engraved portrait from the early-19th century.

In near Very Good or better antiquarian condition, printed area very clean with lovely richness and tonality, worthy of ownership -- please inspect enlargable photo closely, any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticable within picture provided.

[note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].

The printed area remains visually pleasing and well preserved.

Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique image that would look great framed.

Sheet measures c.  5 3/4" W x  8 3/4" H.

Printed area measures c.  3 3/8" W x  4 1/8" H.


We encourage you to print this desciption out to keep with the image.