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Alaska Inuit Totem Poles USA 1890 Vintage Victorian Native American Rotogravure Photo Illustration For Framing Black & White

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Inuit Totem Poles in Alaska back in 1890.
The name Alaska comes from the word Alyeska, meaning "great land" in Aleut, a language -aleutiano Eskimo spoken in parts of its territory. Alaska was purchased from the Russian Empire in 1867 In 1959 it became the 49th United State.

From my personal collection of amazing antique photos and illustrations. I'm very pleased to present to you 'Totem Poles in Alaska ' as they looked in the year 1890.

Alaska/ The Last Frontier was a very different world 128 years ago. There were still no automobiles; electricity was still in its infancy and photography was a relatively new and very exciting invention.

For the very wealthy, there were lavish picture books for people to gaze upon; exotic and wonderful far off places around the globe; like the volume this wonderful 8.5" x 11" rotogravure plate came from. The printed image itself measures 6" x 8" and simply yells "FRAME ME!"

'Totem Poles in Alaska' is printed on heavy paper with just a tiny sheen. It's smooth and clean, without wrinkles or pings or marks. Perfect for framing

Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful old USA historical studies are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last two photos are just to show how this might look when it's matted and framed. Your print will come to you unmatted and unframed.)

Surrender Dorothy offers a non-stop jaw-dropping cornucopia of frame-worthy antique and vintage prints, drawings, sketches, plans, lithos, ads, photos, engravings, posters, maps, charts and illustrations of all kinds to adorn every room in your happy home. Terrific finds to gussy up your workplace too.

Our entire inventory moves in and out of here very quickly and fresh selections are added each day, Please be sure to bookmark our shop and check back to visit us often so you don't miss our latest discoveries.

I'll send this to you First Class Mail by way of those nice folks at the USPS packed flat and protected in a rigid mailer.
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Check out our other World Travel photo illustrations in this series here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=rotogravure+1890
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Surrender Dorothy's Alaska related listings can be viewed here:
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Take our grand tour of the USA here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=usa
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Love Natural History and want to see MORE? We have lots to look at here:
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Check out our huge assortment of Black and White Art here:
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Inuit Totem Poles in Alaska back in 1890.
The name Alaska comes from the word Alyeska, meaning "great land" in Aleut, a language -aleutiano Eskimo spoken in parts of its territory. Alaska was purchased from the Russian Empire in 1867 In 1959 it became the 49th United State.

From my personal collection of amazing antique photos and illustrations. I'm very pleased to present to you 'Totem Poles in Alaska ' as they looked in the year 1890.

Alaska/ The Last Frontier was a very different world 128 years ago. There were still no automobiles; electricity was still in its infancy and photography was a relatively new and very exciting invention.

For the very wealthy, there were lavish picture books for people to gaze upon; exotic and wonderful far off places around the globe; like the volume this wonderful 8.5" x 11" rotogravure plate came from. The printed image itself measures 6" x 8" and simply yells "FRAME ME!"

'Totem Poles in Alaska' is printed on heavy paper with just a tiny sheen. It's smooth and clean, without wrinkles or pings or marks. Perfect for framing

Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful old USA historical studies are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last two photos are just to show how this might look when it's matted and framed. Your print will come to you unmatted and unframed.)

Surrender Dorothy offers a non-stop jaw-dropping cornucopia of frame-worthy antique and vintage prints, drawings, sketches, plans, lithos, ads, photos, engravings, posters, maps, charts and illustrations of all kinds to adorn every room in your happy home. Terrific finds to gussy up your workplace too.

Our entire inventory moves in and out of here very quickly and fresh selections are added each day, Please be sure to bookmark our shop and check back to visit us often so you don't miss our latest discoveries.

I'll send this to you First Class Mail by way of those nice folks at the USPS packed flat and protected in a rigid mailer.
=======================================================
Check out our other World Travel photo illustrations in this series here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=rotogravure+1890
====================================================
Surrender Dorothy's Alaska related listings can be viewed here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=alaska
====================================================
Take our grand tour of the USA here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=usa
====================================================
Love Natural History and want to see MORE? We have lots to look at here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=natural+history
====================================================
Check out our huge assortment of Black and White Art here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=black+white
********************************************************
Please View Our Shop Policies Here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SurrenderDorothy/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav

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Alaska Inuit Totem Poles USA 1890 Vintage Victorian Native American Rotogravure Photo Illustration For Framing Black & White

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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Height: 11.5 Inches
  • Width: 8 Inches
  • Materials: paper, ephemera, ink
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