Auction 127, Lot 154

"[Lot of 17 - United States Views]",

Subject: United States

Period: 1840-1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
6 x 4 inches
15.2 x 10.2 cm

An attractive group of views of landmarks and cities in the eastern and mid-western United States.

1) Die Hauptfronte des Capitols. Zu Washington. The Capitol Building/
2) Die Bank der Ver. Staaten in Philadelphia. (Only colored image, 6.5 x 4".) This is a view of The Second Bank of the United States.
3) Girard - College in Philadelphia. Published for Hermann Meyer, Philadelphia. Engraved by John Poppel.
4) Der Hufeisenfall des Niagara. Niagara Falls, showing a very precarious walkway over the water. Engraved by A. H. Payne.
5) Der Falls des Niagara. A peaceful view of Niagara Falls from the Clifton House. Engraved by A. H. Payne.
6) Die Gothische Kirche zu Neuhaven. / Die Sagemuhle zu Centre Harbour. / Der Winter auf dem Catterskill Gebirge. / Der Niagara Fall. Four small views of New York state on one sheet, including the Catskills and Niagara Falls. Engraved by A. H. Payne.Utica is a pleasant view of the town, showing ox-drawn carts and people in the streets. Engraved by Payne.
8) Ansicht der Stadt Hudson. Und das Catskill Gebirge. A view of the Hudson River and the Catskills in New York. Engraved by A. H. Payne.
9) Albany is a pleasant view of the town across the river, showing a steamboat and a sailboat.
. 10) Barhydt's Lake (Near Saratoga.) Forested view of a lake in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Published by Hermann J. Meyer.
11) Die Colonnade der Congresshalle. A dramatic view of Congress, engraved by A. H. Payne.
12) Die Schonen Berggarten. Dei Philadelphia. A pretty view of a park in Philadelphia.
13) Ansicht von Baltimore is a view of the city from the opposite bank, showing many ships in Chesapeake Bay. Engraved by A. H. Payne.
14) Fort Snelling (Minnesota) showing the location of the historic fort on the Mississippi River.
15) Jefferson City (Missouri River) is a graceful view of the city showing a steamboat going by on the river.
16) Weston (Missouri) a bucolic view of this community in Missouri, published by Hermann J. Meyer.
17) Columbia Brucke. An expansive view of the Colombia River.

References:

Condition: B+

Most very good with some minor foxing and a few minor marginal stains and tears.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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