London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
S. Peck & Co.
'The Landing of Columbus', circa 1858
Whole-plate Union case containing a salt print three-quarter length portrait of a woman.
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Krainik and Walvoord, Union Cases, pl. no. 1; Rinhart, American Miniature Case Art, pl. no. 1
The Rinharts state that the case is Rare. Highly prized by collectors. One of the three known whole plate sizes. Copied from the famous American painting 'The Landing of Columbus' by John Vanderlyn.
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