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Auction 88, Lot 349

"Military School, West Point, N.Y.",

Subject: New York

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.7 x 6.7 inches
22.1 x 17 cm
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Early steel engraved view of the school perched on a hill overlooking the Hudson River. View is framed with vignettes; at top a Native American watching an approaching ship, and at bottom the title is flanked with a scene of Henry Hudson founding Nova Belgia, or New Netherlands, and Peter Stuyvesant the Dutch Governor reproaching the burgomasters with cowardice on the approach of the British Fleet. Tiny bit of light foxing, mostly on verso.


Condition: B

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $30

Closed on 10/2/1999