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Auction 99, Lot 191

"A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, and the English Camp before it June 20, 1740", Silver, Thomas

Subject: Colonial Florida

Period: 1742 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

6.6 x 11.8 inches
16.8 x 30 cm
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A depiction of British General John Oglethorpe's unsuccessful expedition against the Spanish at St. Augustine. Bird's-eye view with ships in foreground. Key and explanatory notes at bottom.

References: Jolly #GENT-12.

Condition: A

Very nice impression on thick paper with watermark.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/12/2002