Auction 111, Lot 725

"George Washington, First President of the United States of North America",

Subject: Miscellaneous

Period: 1876 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated London News

Color: Black & White

13.3 x 16.5 inches
33.8 x 41.9 cm

A very finely rendered wood engraving of the president by W. Biscombe Gardner. This double-page engraving was issued in the July 8, 1876 supplement to the ILN honoring America's Centennial celebration. Blank on verso.


Condition: A+

Dark, early impression on a full sheet with wide margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/8/2005