Sportsman's Depot / Established in 1826. / John Krider, / Gun Maker, / Dealer in / Fishing Tackle and all / kinds of Sporting apparatus / N.E. Cor. 2nd & Walnut Sts. / Philadelphia, / Pa. [complete test within a two to four-inch wide elaborate ornamental border, incorporating a dozen sporting scenes and vignettes, all hunting and fishing].

Philadelphia, PA: The company, nd [ca. 1850]. Engraved broadside, 14 x 12 inches, text executed in several sizes and styles of lettering. Krider was a long-time Philadelphia sporting goods dealer and sportsman and the author of Krider's Sporting Anecdotes (1853). Henderson, p. 158 (dating the broadside "ca. 1850"). OCLC locates four copies (Clements, American Antiquarian Society, Hagley Museum, Library of Congress). Margins a little browned, several short tears into margins, but a very good example of a handsome sporting exhibition broadside. (#8465). Item #61392

Price: $850.00

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