Auction 142, Lot 249

"A North View of Fort Johnson Drawn on the Spot by Mr. Guy Johnson Sir Wm. Johnson's Son", Royal Magazine

Subject: Colonial New York

Period: 1759 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.9 x 6.3 inches
22.6 x 16 cm

This view depicts Fort Johnson, New York, issued in the October 1759 edition of the Royal Magazine. William Johnson was an army officer in colonial New York, and was a Major General during the French and Indian War. Guy Johnson was his nephew, and after the marriage to Polly Johnson, also was his son-in-law. Engraved by Hulett. Accompanied by the complete, disbound issue of the magazine, including 2 other single-page engravings (one in color).


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light toning and a few minor spots.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/28/2012