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Engraved by Thomas Sutherland (British, b. 1785) CAPTURE of the ARGUS, Aug.t 14th 1813.

Auction:
2267
Lot:
613
Sold for:
$705$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved by Thomas Sutherland (British, b. 1785)

CAPTURE of the ARGUS, Aug.t 14th 1813. After a painting by T. Whitcombe, published in 1817 for Jenkin's Naval Achievements. Hand-colored engraving depicting a scene from the War of 1812, showing a British vessel behind the American vessel Argus with the Stars and Stripes lowered in defeat, 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in., unframed. Condition: Minor toning.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Thomas Sutherland, ARGUS, Stars and Stripes, the ARGUS, the Stars and Stripes, Engraving, Metalworking, Printmaking

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