Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) [Carl Guttenberg, artist.] The Tea-Tax-Tempest, or The Anglo-American Revolution. Engraving, 16 1/4 x 19 inches, with title in English, German, and French; minor foxing and minimal wear. [Nuremberg or Paris, 1778]

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Allegorical image of Father Time projecting a view with a magic lantern showing Indians and American patriots pursuing red-coats, with a bonfire of tax-stamped documents used to boil a teapot. The scene is viewed with wonder by women representing the four continents: America, Africa, Europe and Asia. British Museum Satires 5490; Fowble 99.