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    Western Expansion: Currier & Ives Large Folio Lithograph. 26.5" x 19" [sight] large-folio lithograph published by Nathaniel Currier in 1856, titled "The Last War-Whoop". Based on the painting by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, the most gifted artist associated with this firm. Signed in the stone by L. Maurer. It depicts a trapper or frontiersman who has been shot through the leg by the Native American warrior, armed only with his bow & arrow. The trapper is armed with a revolver which he has used to dispatch the warrior who, in defiance, issues the "Last War-Whoop". The trapper takes possession of his opponent's horse. Two more trappers appear in the near background leading away another captured war pony. An Indian encampment appears across river in the far distance. One short vertical tear through the "S" in "Last", not extending into the plate; otherwise in outstanding condition. Matted and framed to an overall size of 35.25" x 28" using acid-free mats and UV conservation clear glass.

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    September, 2020
    14th-15th Monday-Tuesday
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