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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1018, Essays and Proofs"Western Cattle in Storm" Engraving, "Western Cattle in Storm" Engraving"Western Cattle in Storm" Engraving. 117 x 95mm, die sunk on 239 x 184mm heavy stock paper, depicting a herd of cattle seeking shelter from a storm, this depiction was based on the painting "The Vanguard" by Scotsman John A. MacWhirter and was used as the design for the $1.00 Trans-Mississippi -- postal officials had based the stamp engraving on an illustration from an advertising brochure and had failed to realize the cattle was not Western, but from the Scottish Highlands -- Very Fine, would make an outstanding frontispiece to a Trans-Mississippi exhibit

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