J.D. (James David) Givens Photographer from San Francisco recorded the Spanish-American War of 1898. This is from a boxed set of prints titled : Scenes in the Philippines, Cuba, Porto Rico, The Hawaiian Islands and Soldiers. 

 

5 prints in Lot: 

1. Igorrote Insurgents afterwards American Scouts

The Igorrotes, or Bontoc Igorrotes to use their full tribal name, were from a remote region in the far north of the Philippines named Bontoc. Truman Hunt, an opportunistic former medical doctor turned showman, came up with the idea of transporting 50 Igorrotes to America and putting them on display in a mocked-up tribal village at Coney Island

 

2. Squad of Soldiers Returning from Scouting Expedition with Prisoners and Loot.

3. #111 Wounded Insurgents in American Hospital

4. #161 On the Firing Line - Laying Low

5.#177 Horses aboard the U.S.A. Transport

 

Box cover shown for more info - box not included in listing. These were also bound into books, but the ones we have are loose. All the backs are blank and they are printed on thin paper, not photo paper. The paper measures 5 1/4" high x 7" wide the printed area is 4" high x 6" wide. 


5 Photo Prints Incl Igorrote Insurgents, J.D. GIVENS 1899 Spanish American War

SKU: 363063705320
$48.00Price
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