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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1167

Two Rare Revolutionary War Hero Prints

Estimate: $600 - $900

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(British, 18th century)

The Hon'ble Horatio Gates. Major General of the American Forces (Cresswell 84), from An Impartial History of the War in America, London, 1780, image 5-7/8 x 3-3/4 in.; Major General David Wooster, from The Hibernian Magazine, Dublin, June 1776, image 6-3/4 x 4 in., hand colored engravings on laid paper; matching modern print frames, French mats, 14-1/2 x 11-1/4 in.

Note: A very similar engraving of David Wooster was also published in An Impartial History of the War in America.

Provenance: A du Pont Family Collection


one examined out of frame, hinged in, some toning and small losses

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