Antique Temple of Minerva, Sunium Steel Plate Historical Engraving D. Appleton & Co.

Antique 1870s steel plate engraving of The Temple of Minerva. The highly detailed print features temple ruins on a cliff overlooking the sea. 

Engraving by J. Saddler (1813–1892) based on a painting by William Simpson (1823-1899), a Scottish artist. The print was part of a series in Picturesque Europe, a lavishly illustrated set of books published by D. Appleton & Co. 

Medium: Steel plate engraving on toned paper

Size: 12-1/2" wide by 9/14" high

Good antique condition, with very light mold spots/staining Suitable for framing.