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Murray Draper Fairman & Co. and James Webster, publishers (Philadelphia, 1815) The Battle on Lake Erie...Fought Sept. 10, 1813-First Vi

Auction:
2709T
Lot:
489
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2709T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 24, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Murray Draper Fairman & Co. and James Webster, publishers (Philadelphia, 1815)

The Battle on Lake Erie...Fought Sept. 10, 1813-First View. Engraved by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co. after Thomas Sully and Francis Kearny. Published July 26, 1815, engraving with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 20 1/2 x 27 in., in a contemporary molded wood frame. Condition: Margins trimmed, laid down onto paper, several repaired tears into image u.r. sky, and l. and r. sides, several margin repairs, toning, foxing.
Estimate $800-1,200

No plate lines visible, rectangular tear 3 x 7 x 4 u.c., several repairs in that area also, repaired tears on left side into image approx. 4, longest is about 3 in., rt. side repaired tars: about four longest is about 5 in.


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Keywords

Murray Draper Fairman & Co., Philadelphia, James Webster, Lake Erie, Francis Kearny, Thomas Sully, Draper, Fairman & Co.

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