1891 Sitting Bull Vintage Literary Poster for Henry Northrup Book
1891 Sitting Bull Native American Vintage Media Poster for Henry Northrup Book
AGE: 1891, lithograph.
CONDITION: B-, Linen Mounted, Horizontal pressed fold, unobtrusive, need to look very closely to find, displays beautifully.
This small literary poster was a premium to advertise a 19th c. historical book called “Indian Horrors or Massacre by the Red Men” by Henry D. Northrup.
Info from title page of this American Victorian era book: INDIAN HORRORS Or MASSACRES BY THE RED MAN: A Thrilling Narrative of Bloody Wars with Merciless and Revengeful Savages. Including a Full Account of the Daring Deeds and Tragic Death of the World-Renowned Chief SITTING BULL With STARTLING DESCRIPTIONS OF FANTASTIC GHOST DANCES; MYSTERIOUS MEDICINE MEN; DESPERATE INDIAN BRAVES; SCALPING OF HELPLESS SETTLERS; BURNING THEIR HOMES, ETC., ETC. COMPRISING A FASCINATING HISTORY OF THE INDIANS FROM THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA TO THE PRESENT TIME; THEIR MANNERS, CUSTOMS, MODES OF WARFARE, LEGENDS, ETC. by Henry Davenport Northrop, D.D. Fully Illustrated with Thrilling Scenes Among the Indians.
This is a small Native American wild west related poster and ready for framing. This would have been a presentation poster given to the subscribers who ordered the book in advance, a common practice in the 19th century book trade. An illustrative poster of a famous Indian chief. The poster is archivally linen backed and ready for framing. We only have this one, uncommon.
Size: 9.5 × 12.5 inches
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