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Auction 184, Lot 154

"Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-Amerika",

Subject: United States & Canada, Natives Americans

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Album für Freunde der Länder und Völkerkunde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.2 inches
35.6 x 25.9 cm
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This German sheet includes a number of engravings centered on Das Stadthaus in New-York, a view of City Hall in New York City with Tammany Hall identified in the distance. Surrounding this view are 11 smaller vignettes, including the flooding of the Mississippi, a view of Niagara Falls, settlers heading west, the killing of an Indigenous Canadian prisoner of war, a bison hunt, a steamship on the Mississippi, and more. Engraved by Rosmäsler.

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Condition: B+

Light soiling and a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/15/2021

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