This listing is for a circa 1845 print from steel engraving,
Scene at Colgong on the Ganges
Beautifully engraved by E. Goodall drawn from Nature by G. F. White Esq After the work by J. M. W. Turner RA.
People sitting by the riverside with boats etc on the river below, with a village in the distance.
It was called Colgon during the British Raj now Kahalgaon on the River Ganges or Ganga.
Provenance - Published: London and Paris by Fisher Son and Co. 1845c - The print is dated 1844 but was probably published later.
Steel engraving was a technique for printing illustrations developed during the 1800's. The steel engraving process allowed for much finer detail in the finished print.
It is printed on very good quality paper which is blank on the reverse. The print bears the indent markings on the borders which is a feature from the steel engraving printing of prints of this period.
The overall print including borders measures 275 x 205 mm (10.75 x 8 inches) approximately. It bears the indent plate markings from the engraving printing process.
There is a little age yellowing which is a feature of items of great age and there may be some scattered but light, brown spotting ( foxing ). This print inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time - please check the larger picture for condition, anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.
Info. The term "an original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcuts etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time
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