Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(FRENCH & INDIAN WAR.) Pierre Canot, engraver; after Ince. A View of Louisburg in North America . . . when that City was Besieged. Engraving, 16 1/2 x 22 inches; minimal foxing in lower margin, manuscript "8" in upper corner. London: John Bowles, et al., circa 1768

Additional Details

Issued as part of the Scenographia Americana series, this view depicts the Siege of Louisbourg early in the French and Indian War in 1758, as seen by a British captain from his position looking across the harbor toward the town and French fortress. It is captioned in English and French, with a six-point key.