• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    Important and Influential Figures in the Americas

    Charles Lee, Esq. Major General of the Continental-Army in America; John Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron in the Service of The Thirteen United States of North America; Sir Charles Hardy; The Honourable Robert Monckton, Brigadier General, Governor of Anapolis, Lieut Governor of Nova Scotia; Henry Laurens Esq, President of the American Congress, 1778; Simon Bolivar, Libertador de Colombia y del Peru y Fundador de Bolivia; and Bernardio Rivadavia, President of the Republic of the United Provinces of Rio de la Plata

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    Important and Influential Figures in the Americas
    Charles Lee, Esq. Major General of the Continental-Army in America; John Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron in the Service of The Thirteen United States of North America; Sir Charles Hardy; The Honourable Robert Monckton, Brigadier General, Governor of Anapolis, Lieut Governor of Nova Scotia; Henry Laurens Esq, President of the American Congress, 1778; Simon Bolivar, Libertador de Colombia y del Peru y Fundador de Bolivia; and Bernardio Rivadavia, President of the Republic of the United Provinces of Rio de la Plata
    mezzotints, one coloured extensively with gouache
    S. 26½ x 19in. (67.3 x 48.2cm.) and smaller, one framed
    with an engraving of 'The Departure of the Pilgrim Fathers from Delft Haven, July 1620' by T.W.Knight, after C.W.Cope; and a mezzotint of 'AMERICA!, of Wealth thou modern Mine', after Amiconi (9)


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