Auction 123, Lot 391

"View of Nassau in the Bahamas", Bunney & Gold

Subject: Bahamas

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: Naval Chronicle

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 4 inches
20.3 x 10.2 cm

A finely rendered aquatint showing a British ship moored in rough waters with the port and its fortifications in the background. This aquatint also uses the dry-point technique to create the straight lines for the rigging. Etched by T. Medland from the art by N. Pocock and published by Bunney & Gold.

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Condition: B+

Scattered, light foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/20/2008

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