1873 Wood Engraving Ebeeing Inuit Portrait North Pole Expedition Captain XGXC4

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This is an original 1873 black and white wood engraving of a portrait of Ebeeing (or Joe) who was Captain Charles Francis Hall's Inuit friend he presumably made on his expedition to the North Pole.

CONDITION

This 138+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please Note: There is a blind emboss in the upper left corner. Also note: there is light water staining in the center of this image.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3 x 3.5 inches; 8 x 9 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Costume, Fashion, Suit, Historic, Mustache, Indigenous

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