1875 Wood Engraving Apacheta Oratory Quechua Indigenous People Peru XGB3

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This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of an "Apachecta", or wayside oratory of the Quechua people, also known as Runakuna, an indigenous ethnic group in South America.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso of this wood engraving.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5.5 inches; 18 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: Kichwas, Ingas, Nunakuna, Runa, Nuna, natives, Indians, tribe, tribal, landscape, mountains, M. Paul Marcoy, journey, South America

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