Peaks of Otter [ Virginia ] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $29.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


from Picturesque America; Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored engraving of the Peaks of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia from Picturesque America by William Cullen Bryant. Image measures 7" x 6" (11" x14" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. The mountain peaks are depicted in the river valley with a cabin on a nearby hill and a family gathering berries on the hillside in the foreground. A very charming pastoral scene with the impressive Peaks of Otter at the center. From the text: "The peaks have been made familiar by repeated descriptions. Ten miles distant from [the village of Liberty in Bedford County], the higher of the two is five thousand three hundred and seven feet above the level of the sea."

Title: Peaks of Otter [ Virginia ] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

Author Name: Bryant, William Cullen

Categories: 19th Century, Travel and Exploration, Americana and American History,

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Binding: Engraving

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 7" x 6"

Seller ID: 41792

Keywords: Vintage River Views Peaks of Otter Virginia Mountain Views 19th century engravings