Condition: Very Good
To the unaided eye, the piece looks to be in very good condition. Close inspection under ultraviolet light reveals normal fluorescence of artist's pigments, and no signs of restoration. The piece is framed in an antique silver, somewhat ornate frame. The frame is in very good condition. Nameplate: Meeting With Manteo of the Croatan, Roanoke Colony, 1587. Jim Carson.
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