Steel Engravings and Illustrations

1852 Steel Engraving — The Syrens

Engraved by J. and G.P. Nicholls — Highly Detailed

Salvaged from an 1852 Journal of art, this engraving is a partial page from that damaged publication. The three syren ladies appear to be summoning the unaware sailor toward their beach. They are partially nude and the central subject is playing a lyre. The back side also has an interesting illustration / engraving. Page measures appx. 8.25" wide by 6.5" tall.

Condition is Very Good/Excellent, with no folds, no writing, very minor staining.

Year/Era: 1852
Condition: Very Good/Excellent
Inventory no.: 389100183