Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 115

Price Realized: $ 250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
(COMMERCE & EXPANSION.) Endicott & Co., lithographers. Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Havre-New York, "Lafayette." Chromolithograph, 21 x 36 inches; laid down on early board, quite chipped, 7-inch closed tear and other damage. New York, circa 1865

Additional Details

A depiction of a French steamer running a regular trans-Atlantic route between Europe and New York. Captain Bocandé and the crew of the Lafayette were widely celebrated for their role in the rescue of the wrecked ship William Nelson in July 1865. We find no other examples of this print in OCLC or at auction.