This is an original 1854 black and white in-text wood engraving of Kaposia, or Little CrowÕs village, a seasonal Mdewakanton Dakota village along the Mississippi River in the St. Paul area.
This 160+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. 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 right corner are just reflections on the digital image -- they are NOT on the item.
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.