Auction 110, Lot 160

"Vue de l'Anse Fermee de l'Entree du Prince Guillaume", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.2 x 8.7 inches
36.1 x 22.1 cm

Very well engraved and rendered view of Prince William sound. The foreground is filled with row boats and sailors. Two sailing ships are anchored further back. Snow capped mountain peaks make this a dramatic and early view of the sound near Valdez, Alaska.

References:

Condition: A

Nice impression on thick paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/2/2005

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