OSCAR EDWARD BERNINGHAUS (American, 1874-1952)
    and CARL WIMAR (American, 1828-1862)

    A Complete Set of Anheuser-Busch Chromolithographs, 1912
    Attack on an Emigrant Train
    A Fight for the Overland Mail
    (signed in plate: O.E. Berninghaus)
    Westward Ho! (signed in plate: O.E. Berninghaus)
    The Relief Train
    (signed in plate: O.E. Berninghaus)
    The Father of Waters

    Chromolithographs on paper
    Image: 7-1/4 x 16 inches (18.4 x 5,120.6 cm)
    Paper: 11-1/2 x 20 inches (29.2 x 50.8 cm)

    This lot includes the original artist biography sheet, five postcards depicting each of the original compositions in miniature, and the original brown paper mailing envelope addressed to the original owner bearing the Anheuser-Busch logo.

    Condition Report*:

    Very Good Condition with wear to edges of paper commensurate with age.
    A Fight for the Overland Mail: two small tears extending in from right edge approximately 1/2-inch and 3/4-inch in length respectively, minor tear extending in from left lower edge approximately 1/4-inch in length. 
    The Father of Waters: handling crease to lower right corner.  

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    July, 2009
    16th-17th Thursday-Friday
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