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Custer's Last Stand - FRAMED MUSEUM PIECE


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limited edition giclée print, #12/50 - FRAMED - $2,700.00



 


✯ ✯ ✯ Framed Museum Giclée Available ✯ ✯ ✯
For the first time, we are making available for sale a select number of framed giclées from The American Spirit travelling exhibit.
These giclées are being sold with distinctive frames and nameplates, personally selected by Mort especially for this exhibit.
Many of these giclées have been hanging in Mort’s home.
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Limited Edition Giclée on Canvas
Reproduction technique: Giclées are printed with the finest archival pigmented inks on canvas.
This print is numbered and signed by the artist and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.


Masterpiece Collection
Signed and Numbered
Image Size: 27” x 40” • Edition Size: 50



Historical Information
During the winter of 1875-76, the Indian Bureau and the U.S. Army, acting as arms of the government, ordered all Plains tribes to go into assigned reservations. In 1875, after gold was discovered in South Dakota's Black Hills, the U.S. Army ignored previous treaty agreements and invaded the region. Under the leadership of Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and others, thousands of Sioux, Cheyennes, and Arapahos gathered along Little Bighorn to resist the invasion, determined to remain free of government control. Gen. George Armstrong Custer, along with Generals John Gibbon and George Crook, was sent to trap and defeat them. Custer, however, advanced much more rapidly than he had been ordered to, and approached by what he thought was a large Indian village on the morning of June 25, 1876. His quick advance put him far ahead of Gibbon's infantry brigades and Custer was unaware that General Crook's forces had been turned back by Crazy Horse.

Having a total disregard for Indian military prowess, Custer ordered an immediate attack, which proved to be one of the biggest fiascos in the history of the United States Army. Custer and his entire unit were killed in a battle now known around the world.


 

 
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