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A Levee at Night - Electric-Light Illumination.

  • ARTIST: Julian Davidson

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving with modern handcoloring,

    DATE: c. 1890

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 x 6 3/4" ( 228 x 167 mm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A 19th-century perspective of A Levee at Night - Electric-Light Illumination, captured as a wood engraving and handcolored to highlight the details. This scene shows a crowd down at the levee in New Orleans, watching the new electric lighting that was put in place, illuminating the area and creating a vibrant, lively atmosphere with people gathered to witness the technological marvel.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This piece is in a mat for handling. 14 x 11" mat.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.

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