Auction 107, Lot 566

"Peter Stuyvesant's Army Entering New Amsterdam",

Subject: New York

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: A History of New York…

Color: Black & White

Size:
26 x 7 inches
66 x 17.8 cm

This interesting lithograph is a caricaturized depiction of Stuyvesant's arrival in New York. The army is shown in a humorous long parade of servicemen in traditional costume approaching the city walls. From a drawing by William Heath. Tinted lithograph by Sarony & Major, published in Diedrich Knickerbocker’s history of the Dutch in of New York.

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Condition: B

Folding as issued. Tiny bit of unobtrusive foxing.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/9/2004

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