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Forbes Co., printer (Boston and New York, 19th Century)

Auction:
2295
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$470$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2295
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 05, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Forbes Co., printer (Boston and New York, 19th Century) Portrait of the BAY QUEEN of the Continental Steamboat Co. Printer identified by inscription in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, depicting the steamer with passengers on deck flying an American flag and pennants inscribed "Continental Steamboat Co." and "Rocky Point and New Port" (Rhode Island), 15 1/2 x 23 in. (sight), in a bird's-eye maple frame. Condition: Scattered creases and tears, toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Continental Steamboat Co., Forbes Co., New Port, Rhode Island, Martha's Vineyard, Paddle steamers, Steamboat, Watercraft

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