Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 200

Price Realized: $ 1,750
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) The Honble. John Hancock, of Boston in New-England, President of the American Congress. Mezzotint, 14 x 9 1/4 inches to sight; clean and bright, possibly laid down on board, edges not seen; not examined out of mat. London: C. Shepherd, 25 October 1775

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This handsome 3/4-length view depicts Hancock holding a letter to General Putnam which he has for some reason drafted in French. The less common of the 2 Shepherd prints of Hancock, both engraved anonymously after paintings by the otherwise mysterious Littleford. Fowble, American Prints 63.