Auction 139, Lot 257

"[Lot of 5 - Views of Niagara Falls]",

Subject: Niagara Falls, New York

Period: 1760-1800 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
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Niagara Falls inspired more views than any other American landmark prior to the 20th century. This attractive lot of 5 views includes:

A. Total Ansicht Niagarafalls by A. Borka, ca. 1800, (5.8 x 3.6")

B. View of the Falls of Niagara by Isaac Weld, ca. 1798, (9 x 6.4")

C. View of the lesser Fall of Niagara by Isaac Weld, ca. 1798, (9 x 6.4")

D. View of the Horse-Shoe Fall of Niagara by Isaac Weld, ca. 1798, (9 x 6.4")

E. Cataracte de Niagara from Prevost's Historie Generale, ca. 1760, (10 x 7.5")

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Condition: B+

There are some scattered spots and stains and a few of the sheets are lightly toned.

Estimate: $120 - $200

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/15/2012

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