Rare Colorized Original Wood Engraved Print of the White House from Harper's Weekly, March 17, 1877 - from a Photograph by Lewis E. Walker

$77.00

Rare Colorized Original Wood Engraved Print
of the White House from Harper's Weekly,
March 17, 1877
From a photograph by Lewis E. Walker
The official title is "The White House,
Washington, D.C.", photographed
by L.E. Walker
The scene depicts the events on the
day of President Rutherford B. Hayes'
inauguration at the White House.

This is the actual image from Harper's Weekly
as it appeared on page 205, of V. 21, no 1055,
1877 March 17

This was presented as you see it here to a retiring
Kodak executive that worked at the White House
during the Reagan and Bush administrations.

The print was professionally framed
at Grafix, Washington, D.C. in the early 1990s.
The frame has a few very small marks
on the lower left of the frame.

I mail daily and this will be professionally
boxed for the safest shipping.

*Only one previous owner since it was created.
Smoke and pet-free home.

***Celebrating over 5 years of selling on Etsy!

Thanks for stopping by! - Chris

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