Auction 123, Lot 455

"[Lot of 3 Canary Islands & Africa]",

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1830-71 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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Peak Teneriffe and St. Helena are expertly rendered views of these Canary islands with scenes of ships and longboats navigating rough seas. Dramatic mountains and skies make up the background. A. Fullarton & Co., London and Edinburgh, 1871, B/W. (6x 3.8"). Grade A.
A View of the City & Port of Alexandria & Isle of Pharos is an uncolored copper plate engraving showing numerous ships in the harbor of the ancient city. S. Maverick, 1830. ( 8.3 x 5.5"). A couple spots of foxing in image. Grade B.



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Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/20/2008