Text: Edgar Allan Poe, “The Gold-Bug” (Text-02-p2), Dollar Newspaper (Philadelphia, PA), vol. I, no. 23, June 28, 1843, p. 4, cols. 4-5


gold-bug, woodcut engraving

“The Treasure Revealed,” woodcut engraving, based on the illustration by F. O. C. Darley

Dollar Newspaper, June 21, 1843

gold-bug, original ink wash by F. O. C. Darley

“The Treasure Revealed,” original ink wash sketch, by F. O. C. Darley, 8 1/8 x 6 5/8 inches. (The image has been reversed to match the printed version. Originally, F. O. C. Darley's signature was in the lower left corner, and was not inverted.)

Formerly stated as being in the collection of the New York Public Library, but unlocated by them in response to an inquiry in 2008.





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