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Catesby, Mark (1679-1749) Aquila Capite Albo , Plate II.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Catesby, Mark (1679-1749) Aquila Capite Albo, Plate II. [from] The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, London, 1731-43. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving of the bald eagle catching a fish, with a superimposed line drawing detailing the head, and a second eagle in the background, matted and framed, 12 x 8 in. sight.
Estimate $800-1,000


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Keywords

London, Aquila, Bald eagle, Eagles, Haliaeetus, Nationalism, Nationality

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