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Life on the Prairie. : The Trappers Defence "Fire fight Fire."

  • ARTIST: Arthur Tait

  • PUBLISHER: New York, Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St.

  • MEDIUM: Two-color lithograph with handcoloring,

    DATE: 1862

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 18 7/16 x 27 3/16" (46.9 x 69.1 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: New Best Fifty #24.<br><br> A dramatic scene of trappers lighting a back fire in hope of staving off a larger fire. In the background right is a stampede of buffalo or bison fleeing the fire.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #3528. Gale #3797.