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1854 Wood Engraving Bison Buffalo Hunting Native American Indian Hunters Plains

1854 Wood Engraving Bison Buffalo Hunting Native American Indian Hunters Plains

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"Bison Hunting"

This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of a buffalo hunting scene on the western plains of America.

CONDITION

This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is printing on the verso. Please note that the small white marks in the bottom margin are just reflections on the digital image -- they are NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 6.75 inches; 24 x 17 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of antique wood engravings from the 1854 Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Founded by "the father of illustrated journalism" Frederick Gleason in 1851, this 19th century illustrated periodical was published in Boston, Massachusetts. It provides an excellent historical record of people, places, and events important to mid-Victorian America.

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