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Two Early American Satirical/Political Themed Prints

Auction:
2255
Lot:
529A
Sold for:
$6,169$5,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Two Early American Satirical/Political Themed Prints, one entitled THE REPEAL OR THE FUNERAL OF MISS AME STAMP, by Benjamin Wilson, originally printed March 18, 1766, commenting on and celebrating the end of the Stamp Act; the second comparing and contrasting monarchal France and "a well-formed industrious Republic," America, (toning on the first, foxing and toning on the second), 11 5/8 x 14, 17 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

France, Benjamin Wilson, Book collecting

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