Auction 147, Lot 706

"[Lot of 3 - Danish West Indies Soldiers]",

Subject: Prints Military

Period: 1916 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

See Description

These uncommon prints depict soldiers of various ranks from the Danish West Indies army. They were published shortly before Denmark sold the islands to the United States, which would be renamed the U.S. Virgin Islands. Bears the imprint of C.L. Seirfert at bottom left. Sizes are for the full sheet.

A. Tambourmajor (Drum Major) (8.4 x 19.7")

B. Piberdrenge (Drummer and Piper) (8 x 17.8")

C. Menig (Private) (8.4 x 19.7")


Condition: B+

Light soiling and damp stains in the left blank margin on all three sheets, and a repaired tear in the lower right corner of the Piberdrenge sheet.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/20/2013