1876 Wood Engraving Black Hills Gold Rush Expedition Wagons Yankton SD Historic

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"Departure of Gold Hunters"

This is an original 1876 black and white in-text wood engraving from a photograph by S. J. Morrow of an expedition of two hundred men and forty-seven wagons leaving Yankton, South Dakota for the Black Hills on March 7, 1876.

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 7.5 inches; 25 x 19 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 in-text wood engravings and advertisements from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1875-1876. These engravings and ads provide an excellent historical record of people, places, and events important to mid-Victorian America. This collection includes not only medical quackery ads, but many images from the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The Exposition was a World's Fair held in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

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