antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Waterfowl Hunting) New York: Harper's Weekly, 1884. $150.00

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"A Pot-Hunter"

A.B. Frost created this dynamic original antique print of the a hunter hunkered down taking aim on a flock of geese.

In the 19th century, before photography became commonplace, newspapers and periodicals were illustrated with wood engravings. These minutely detailed original prints provide wonderful glimpses into the daily life of the periodMany of the best artists of the day earned their bread and butter creating the original designs for these prints and engraving them. In this case, one of the most famous American sporting artists, A.B. Frost. 

16 x 22 inches, sheet.
Hand colored wood engraving.
Excellent condition.