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Smith Brothers & Co. and Sowle & Wards, publishers (New York and Boston, 19th Century), C. Mottram, engraver (American, 19th Century...

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2509
Lot:
942
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Smith Brothers & Co. and Sowle & Wards, publishers (New York and

Boston, 19th Century), C. Mottram, engraver (American, 19th Century) BOSTON., 1857. Engraving proof with hand-coloring on paper depicting Boston harbor with ships, steamer, figures, and various watercraft in the foreground, the city of Boston including the Statehouse in the distance, 28 1/2 x 41 3/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Repaired 15 1/2 in. tear u.l., about 12 1/2 in. into image, laid down onto card, minor toning, creases to l.l. corner.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Smith Brothers & Co., Sowle & Wards, Boston harbor

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