Lot 17    

Great CDV of Illinois Squirrel Hunters,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with backmark of "Hannaman, Shelbyville, ILL." Both display grey squirrels, one holds a percussion rifle with his hunting bag and horn visible; one holds a percussion side-by-side. Identified on verso in period ink as "M. Hagen and Wm. Behymer." A fine, midwestern image.

Rich tones, a couple of light brown spots barely visible on clothing, revenue stamp on verso partially torn away.
Est $200 - $300
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