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Auction 118, Lot 331

"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: Hedendaagsch historie of tegenwordige staat van Amerika

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 5.8 inches
26.2 x 14.7 cm

This fine copper engraving shows 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+

Issued folding, now flattened.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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