Sep 17, 2009 - Sale 2186

Sale 2186 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 660
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(AMERICAN INDIANS--PRINTS.) Chasse aux Buffles--Indiens de l'Amerique du Nord. Hand-colored lithograph on cotton cloth, 35 x 47 inches; creases, a few rusty tack holes, minor discoloration. London: Working Men's Educational Union, 28 Paternoster Row, circa 1873

Additional Details

Depicts a group of American Indians on a buffalo hunt. The Working Men's Educational Union was founded in 1852, and among other activities produced linen wall hangings as aids for Christian and technical lectures. This print is numbered 485 on recto, and has a manuscript caption in French on verso. The Union's offices moved frequently, but they were at the listed address from 1871 to 1876.