Auction 132, Lot 157

"[Lot of 5 - U.S. City Views]",

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1875 (published)

Publication: Picturesque America

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 6.8 inches
22.9 x 17.3 cm

Four steel engraved city views from Picturesque America, the most elaborate publication of travel imagery produced in the 1870s. Plus a view of New York from an unknown French publication. Sizes vary slightly.

City of Cleveland from Reservoir Walk, drawn by A.C. Warren and engraved by R. Hinshelwood.
Philadelphia from Belmont (West Park), drawn by G. Perkins and engraved by R. Hinshelwood.
City of Buffalo, drawn by A. C. Warren and engraved by W. Wellstood
City of Milwaukee, drawn by A.C. Warren and engraved by R. Hinshelwood.
New-York, drawn and engraved by Rouargue, (6.4 x 4.6").

References:

Condition:

All very good except the view of New York, which is foxed.

Estimate: $150 - $220

Unsold

Closed on 6/2/2010

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