We are offering for sale a beautiful antique engraving titled "A Modern Water Nymph" after a painting by T. Brooks. The scene is of a young girl and her tiny dog boating on a lake with water lilies. The art measures 4 1/2" x 7" with the frame measuring 9" x 11 1/4". This beautiful engraving and the frame are both in very good condition. Inscription under the image reads: Painted by T. Brooks; "A Modern Water Nymph"; Engraved Expressly for Peterson's Magazine; Engraved & Printed by Illman Brothers.
FYI: Peterson's Magazine was first published January 1842 by Charles J. Peterson. It was called Peterson's Ladies National Magazine in 1848. The name changed again in 1855 to Peterson's Magazine until 1890. It was a magazine for the latest in fashion, featuring ladies dresses, antiques, cuffs, skirts, hoops, pleats, weaves, patterns, prints, styles, buttons, cuts, designs, blouses, hats, millenary, wool, etc.
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