American Indians traditional burial rites c. 1857 nice old hand colored printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
INDIANS MAKING THEIR OFFERINGS
TO THE DEAD
Issued New York: ca. 1857.
Finely engraved mid-19th century wood engraved print with old / original hand color.
The style of hand coloring is unique to this era and done in an almost folk-art manner.
Please view scan closely as it allows for a close zoom inspection
[ note: We grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Sheet displays small old age spotting as seen in scan, is lightly age toned, some light offsetting, but displays no flaws which are visually offensive or worthy of discussion -- overall clean, charming and attractive.
Could readily be displayed or collected.
A very nice old vintage antique print any collector, dealer or institution would be pleased to own.
Sheet measures c. 8 5/8" W x 5 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 6 3/8" W x 3 7/8" H.
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