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Auction 101, Lot 497

"[Lot of 2 - St. Louis]",

Subject: Missouri

Period: 1855-67 (circa)



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Two fine engravings of the city as seen from across the river. First is an uncolored steel engraving (7.8 x 5.5"). It was drawn by J.W, Hill and engraved by Wellstood & Peters for the Ladies' Repository, circa 1855. It is a reduced version of a large lithograph issued by the Smith Brothers. Second is a French view, drawn and engraved by Boullemier and published by Dufour, circa 1867. It is a hand colored copper engraving (5.8 x 4.5").

References: Reps, Saint Louis Illustrated, Fig. 5-2 and 6-7.

Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002