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American Scenery
1840-1845

Illustrations principally by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) & Thomas Allom (1804-1872)

Original Steel Engravings over 170 years old
Sheet size: approx. 8¼ x 10¾ inches

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Born in Kentish Town, London in 1809, the young Bartlett was apprenticed to John Britton (1771-1857). He became one of the foremost illustrators of topography of his generation, travelling not just throughout Britain, but to the Americas in 1839-42.
In the mid/late 1840s he travelled extensively in the Balkans and Middle East. He died of fever on board ship returning from his last trip to Israel in 1854.
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Antique prints of Maine

East Port and Passamaquoddy Bay
East Port and Passamaquoddy Bay

Desert Rock Light House (Maine)
Desert Rock Light House (Maine)
$75

East Port and Passamaquoddy Bay
East Port and Passamaquoddy Bay
$40

Desert Rock Light House (Maine)
Desert Rock Light House (Maine)
$45

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