Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 148

"[Lot of 6 - U.S. Historical Engravings]",

Subject: United States

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Historia de los Estados-Unidos

Color: Black & White

7 x 5.7 inches
17.8 x 14.5 cm

Lot of fine steel engravings depicting momentous events in the early history of the United States.

Tratado de Guillermo Penn con los Indios, drawn by Benjamin West and engraved by J.C. Armytage, depicts William Penn's treaty with the Indians.
Muerte del General Montgomery, drawn by J. Trumbull and engraved by J.C. Armytage, depicts the death of General Montgomery in the attack on Quebec, 1787.
Batalla de Monte Bunker, Cercanias de Boston - 17 Junio 1775, drawn by John Trumbull and engraved J.C. Armytage, depicts the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Muerte del General Wolfe., drawn by Benjamin West and engraved by S. Smith, illustrates the death of British General James Wolfe during the 1759 Battle of Quebec.
Smith Salvado por Pocahontas, drawn by E. Corbould and engraved by T. Knight, shows Pocahontas saving John Smith's life.
Moll Pitcher en la Batalla de Monmouth without attribution, illustrates Molly Pitcher taking her wounded husband's place at a cannon during the battle of Monmouth in 1778.



Minor foxing in margins, else very good. The view of Bunker Hill is punctured in the image.

Estimate: $220 - $300


Closed on 2/16/2011