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1860s Ryan Indian Warrior w Tomahawk

6.5 x 13 pica ( 1 1/16 x 2 3/16 inches)

The same graphic as C1531. A beautiful mid 19th century foundry block that features a finely detailed Indian with headdress, bow and arrow quiver over the shoulder, and a tomahawk in the other hand. Solid foundry cast alloy with electrotype copper face letterpress printer's type block.

Foundry Marking: John Ryan and Co., Type Foundry, Baltimore. Years of operation: 1854 to 1892.