Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 45

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
POWNALL, THOMAS; and JEFFERYS, THOMAS [et al.] A View of the City of Boston the Capital of New England, in North America. Important engraved view of Boston, extracted from Scenographia Americana. 455x600 mm, wide margins; image slightly askew vis-a-vis paper, binding marks at left edge, small repair within platemark at upper right corner but not affecting image. London, [circa 1768]

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Boston as seen from Castle William, across the harbor, ecompassing numerous topographical features, a Union Jack flying in the foreground, British naval vessels, etc. This is Pownall's first view of Boston.