Nov 14, 2019 - Sale 2524

Sale 2524 - Lot 165

Price Realized: $ 13,750
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Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
33 3/4x48 inches, 85 3/4x122 cm. G. Schuh & Cie., Munich.
Condition A-: minor creases in margins and image. Paper. Framed.
A Yellowstone National Park Transportation Company Coach which, prior to 1911, would have been the only means for visitors to gain access to the park through Cody. "Early tourists in Yellowstone National Park traveled in a sophisticated transportation system of horse-drawn coaches. In 1909 the tour companies had six stagecoaches, 165 observation coaches, 79 surreys, and over 100 wagons. An observation coach was lightweight compared to a stagecoach and required only four horses. It offered its 11 passengers unobstructed views of Yellowstone's wonders" (Points West Online, Fall issue 1997). Signed into existence in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone was the world's first national park. Printed in Germany, this poster was clearly intended for American clientele, but few details exist as to its purpose or who published it. rare. This is the first example at auction in ten years. Hohlwein / Stuttgart 31, DFP-III 1980, Voyage p. 25, Century 191, Rademacher 81....