Auction 113, Lot 240

"Gezigt van 't Spaansche Vlek Pensacola, aan de Baay van dien Naam, in de Golf van Mexiko, Beoosten den Uitloop van de Rivier Missisippi", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Florida

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van America

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.3 x 6.5 inches
26.2 x 16.5 cm

Fine copper engraving showing the Spanish settlement at Pensacola in 1743. Tirion's engraving is based on a drawing by Frenchman Dominic Serres. It shows Santa Rosa Island looking south from inside the bay, and is the first eyewitness view of Pensacola.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/7/2005

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