08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

A Shoal of Sperm Whale.: Off the Island of Harwaii

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM


A Shoal of Sperm Whale.: Off the Island of Harwaii [sic]: In which the Ships Enterprise Wm. Roach Pocahontas & Hoqual, early 20th century reproduction, after the painting by Thomas Birch from a sketch by C.B. Hulsart, engraved, printed, and colored by J. Hill, published by Hulsart. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix, hand-colored lithograph on paper, sheet size 19 3/4 x 26 5/8 in., in a carved and molded wood frame. Condition: Margins of 1 1/2 in. or more, lower margin trimmed, with loss of remainder of title and text, minor toning and creases.
Estimate $300-500

Eight subtle vertical creases, and several other subtle creases primarily in margins, light moisture stains on margin edges.


Island of Harwaii, Thomas Birch, 1 1/2