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Lot of Three Framed Engravings: After Tompkins Harrison Matteson (American, 1813-1884), The Pilgrims Signing the Compact

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2514M
Lot:
460
Sold for:
$95$80

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Auction:
Discovery - 2514M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 21, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

Lot of Three Framed Engravings:

After Tompkins Harrison Matteson


(American, 1813-1884), The Pilgrims Signing the Compact, titled and signed in the plate "Painted by T.H. Matteson" l.l., "Engraved by Gauthier" l.r., "New York, Published by W. Schaus..." l.c., plate size 27 1/4 x 35 1/2 in.; After Charles Lucy (British, 1814-1873), The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers., titled and signed in the plate "Painted by Charles Lucy" l.l., "Engraved by John C. MacRae" l.r., sight size 23 x 31 in.; Washington Irving and his Literary Friends at Sunnyside., titled and inscribed in the plate "Entered...in the year 1864 by the Irving Publishing Company..." l.c., sight size 22 3/4 x 33 in. Condition: All with toning and acid burn, Compact with foxing, Fathers with a tear u.l., Washington Irving with water stain l.r.

N.B. Sold for the benefit of the Framingham History Center, Framingham, Massachusetts.
Estimate $150-200

Compact with two labels on the backing paper, one from Williams & Everett, Boston, and one a handwritten label bearing the following text, "This picture is the gift of/ Hon.C.C. Esty/1873"

Keywords

Harrison Matteson, Charles Lucy, Washington Irving, Irving Publishing Company, Framingham History Center, Framingham, Massachusetts, Framingham, Massachusetts

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