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SA642362

18th Century Copper Engraving By John Hall Of William Penn's Treaty With The Indians, When He Founded The Province Of Pensylvania In North America 1681

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£380 | $506 USD | €431 EUR
Item Number: SA642362
Date of manufacture: 1750
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Bredon Hill Antiques
This antique has been viewed 19 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

This 18th Century copper engraving by John Hall in 1775 depicts William Penn entering into peace treaty in 1683 with Tamanend, a chief of the Lenape ("Delaware Indians") Turtle Clan, under the shade of an elm tree near the village of Shackamaxon (now Kensington) in Pennsylvania. The original painting by Benjamin West was completed in 1772.
This rare print is in really very good condition and uncoloured. The engraving marks are crisp and sharp and the detail is excellent, even to the ships in the harbour beyond.
The plate mark is visible under the writing, but the page has been slightly trimmed on the sides and top.
"William Penn's treaty with the Indians, when he founded the province of Pennsylvania in North America 1681 / Benj. West pinxit ; John Boydell excudit 1775 ; John Hall sculpsit.
Published in 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside"
Image size 427mm x 588mm
sheet size 478mm x 608mm
Unframed.
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USA 60



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1750.


Dimensions

Height = 42.7 cm (16.8")
Width = 58.8 cm (23.1")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")


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Bredon Hill Antiques
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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