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Sale 2337 Lot 23
ERNEST LEONARD BLUMENSCHEIN.
Group of 4 illustrations of steel and mine workers for stories in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Three pen, ink, and wash illustrations and one ink title-page outline. Various sizes, tipped to window mattes. Signed with his usual "B" within image. New York, 1901.
Estimate $500 - 750
"The Mining of Iron By Waldon Fawcett. With Drawings by Ernest L. Blumenschein." Partial title-page design with lettering, scroll decoration, and two illustrations. Some glue residue from removed segment, some soiling. 385x420 mm * "A Thousand Feet Underground in a Hard-ore Iron-mine on Vermilion Lake" 493x206 mm. Both from the story named, in the The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine Volume LXI, November, 1900 to April, 1901 * "An Engineer -- Welsh." Portrait illustration for "The Center of the World of Steel" by Waldon Fawcett in the June, 1901 issue. 175x115 mm * "A Hungry Brakeman Must Trot Half a Mile in Zero Weather to 'flag'." Wash drawing for the story "What a Train-Despatcher Does" by Charles de Lano Hine in the August, 1901 issue. 107x472 mm. Both in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine Volume LXII, May, 1901 to October, 1901.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250