October 31, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Custer's Last Fight, Anheuser-Busch Chromolithograph

Iconic chromolithograph titled Custer's Last Fight, with lower left imprint, "Entered According to Act of Congress by Adolphus Busch, March 30th 1896 in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington DC," 41.5 x 32 in. (sight), 45.5 x 35.25 in (framed).

A dramatic depiction of General Custer standing defiantly with his sword suspended in the air as members of the 7th Cavalry of the US Army are massacred by the Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne at the Battle of Little Bighorn.

Condition:

Surface soiling, some wrinkling, possibly due to water damage, some light surface scrapes, some creasing, including diagonal crease in top left portion (sky area), and diagonal crease in bottom portion that extends through "e" in "Custer." There is a small but visible crease through Custer himself. Not examined outside of frame.

Frame is in overall good condition. Slight wear to corners. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$720
10/31/2019

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