I am always on the lookout for unusual pioneer era prints and such. Since my dad grew up on a dryland farm in Corsica, South Dakota-related items have always held a special fascination.
Lo and behold, these two prints just came up on Ebay:
Go here for more on this print. (Same seller, by the way.)
Here's what they say about these prints by WV (William Valentine) Herancourt.
For offer, a nice old litho print! Fresh from a prominent estate in Upstate NY. Never offered on the market until now.
Extremely rare - I could not locate this print anywhere, and could find very few other prints by this artist. He was from Kansas, and known to have worked in South Dakota, and captured some very important historical scenes.
Fascinating. And based on the 1885 date for one (c.1880 for the other), probably based on real homes. Going for a rare price, too -- but that's to be expected.