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1875 Wood Engraving Dolphin Hunt South America Cocama Indians Ucayali XGHC1

1875 Wood Engraving Dolphin Hunt South America Cocama Indians Ucayali XGHC1

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This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of a traveler in the process of gutting and skinning a dolphin harpooned by a pair of Cocama Indians along the shores of the Ucayali River in South America.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. 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 5 x 7 inches; 13 x 18 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 right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Aquatic Mammal, Animal, Wildlife, Rainforest, Jungle, Tropics, Knife, Hunting, Trophy, Taxidermy, Natives, Tree, Nature, Amazon, Outdoors, Gutting, Skinning

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