Dec 08, 2022 - Sale 2624

Sale 2624 - Lot 267

Price Realized: $ 2,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(NEW YORK CITY -- BROOKLYN.) Benjamin Franklin Smith. Brooklyn. N.Y. 1854. Large panoramic view of Brooklyn across the East River from lower Manhattan, engraved by Wellstood & Peters after Smith. 28 3/4x43 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; professionally conserved and lined. New York: H. Fern & Co., 1853.

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"Large and imposing in size, splendidly drawn from vantage points carefully selected to show each city to best advantage, skillfully [engraved] and printed by some of the best craftsmen of the industry, the Smith brothers' views achieved a standard that equalled or surpassed the best work of its kind" (Reps, page 207).