November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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Hall, John, engraver; after Benjamin West. “William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, when he Founded the Province of Pensylvania.” London: published 12 June 1775 by John Boydell. Copperplate engraving, 19 x 24 1/8 inches (view), with margins visible beyond 18 ¾ x 24 inch platemark; within matted frame. "One of the best-known prints of a Philadelphia scene"--Snyder, “City of Independence”, p. 252. Thomas Penn, Proprietor of Pennsylvania and son of William, the Founding Proprietor, commissioned the painting and engraving to help bolster his family's reputation and control of the colony. CONDITION: a good and clean impression, showing evidence of light restoration (mends to marginal tears, etc.); not examined outside of frame, but definitely not laid-down. JLK

Item Dimensions: 31 x 26"
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Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $922.50
Estimate: $750 - $1,500
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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