T. Allom 19th Century Steel Engraving, The British Encampment on Ingao Shan from China Illustrated

Drawn by English architect, Thomas Allom and appearing as one of the 100's of engravings in the 4 volume edition from the 1840's, "China Illustrated", this tinted engraving is spectacular. Spectacular because of its expert rendering and that it captures a moment in history so well.

This scene is entitled, "The British Encampment on Ingao-Shan". Excellent condition. Framed under glass.

The frame is a vintage, shadow-box style and the interior is gilded while the exterior is painted a wonderful "Chinese Red".When hung - all you see is the gilded interior framing. This is one of 7 recently acquired that are all framed the same way. The matte is a double matte. The matte closest to the image is a gold color while the off-white matte has a light yellowing from age. The the other 6 engravings are each listed separately.

The frame size is 15 1/2" x 12 1/5" and the image size is 7 3/4" x 5".

Please note that the least expensive site selling, untinted and unframed copies, is asking $225.00 each for these!

Item ID: twt855


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$175 USD

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