03-12-2014 03-13-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2712M Marlborough
March 12, 2014 02:00 PMCalender

Ten Framed Mostly American Historical Prints

Auction: Discovery - 2712M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: March 13, 2014 10:00AM


Ten Framed Mostly American Historical Prints, two small folio hand-colored lithographs published by Nathaniel Currier, titles: General Z. Taylor "Rough & Ready.", dated 1847, and Gen'l. William J. Worth: At the Storming of the Bishop's Palace, Monterey, Sept. 22nd 1846. dated 1847; Major Zachary Taylor., A. Hoffy, Philadelphia, 1847; Battle of Plattsburg., Johnson Wilson & Co., New York, dated 1874; The Declaration of Independence, engraved and printed by Illman Brothers, as a "Supplement to 'Peterson's Magazine.' Centennial Gift For 1876;" Portrait & Uniform of An American General and A Real representation of the Dress of An American Rifle-Man., an engraving by Roberts, undated; portrait of George Washington, published by G. & W. Endicott, New York, undated; a chromolithograph, probably a postcard, depicting young George Washington, his father, and a slave, upon young George cutting down a cherry tree; a 1903 copy of A Prospective View of the battle fought near Lake George, on the 8th of Sep.r 1755, between 2000 English with 250 Mohawks., with key below; and a photograph of an engraving: A View of Fort George with the City of New York from the SW.; sight sizes from 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 to 24 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Nathaniel Currier, Z. Taylor, William J. Worth, Bishop's Palace, Major, Zachary Taylor, Philadelphia, Johnson Wilson & Co., George Washington, Lake George, Fort George