1875 Wood Engraving Conibo Escape Peccaries Rainforest South America Hunt XGHC1


This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of a Conibo hunter fleeing a raging herd of jungle peccaries in this unique reversal of the hunter-prey relationship in the Rainforest of South America. It's not too often that you have to worry about the bacon bringing you home instead.


This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 5.5 inches; 17 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Jungle, Tropic, Amazon, Indian, Native, Tribe, Nature, Outdoor, Pigs, Herd, Hogs, Boars, Wildlife, Flee

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