November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 83
 

83

William Russell Birch (1755-1844) and Thomas Birch (1779-1851)
Nine Views of Philadelphia, "The City of Philadelphia, In the State of Pennsylvania North America; As it Appeared in the Year 1800"

Hand-colored engravings, comprising: Preparation for War to defend Commerce, Statehouse Garden, Philadelphia; Old Lutheran Church, in Fifth Street Philadelphia; Library and Surgeons Hall, in Fifth Street Philadelphia; Arch Street, with the Second Presbyterian Church Philadelphia; Second Street North from Market St. with Christ Church Philadelphia; Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street Philadelphia; New Market, in South Second Street Philadelphia; and State-House, With a View of Chesnut Street Philadelphia.

8 1/4 in. x 11 in. (each)

Provenance

Harrison family; thence by descent to George L. Harrison Jr. by 1929; thence by descent to Dorothy Harrison Therman; thence by descent to George Harrison Talbot.

Sold for $7,560
Estimated at $5,000 - $8,000


 

Hand-colored engravings, comprising: Preparation for War to defend Commerce, Statehouse Garden, Philadelphia; Old Lutheran Church, in Fifth Street Philadelphia; Library and Surgeons Hall, in Fifth Street Philadelphia; Arch Street, with the Second Presbyterian Church Philadelphia; Second Street North from Market St. with Christ Church Philadelphia; Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street Philadelphia; New Market, in South Second Street Philadelphia; and State-House, With a View of Chesnut Street Philadelphia.

8 1/4 in. x 11 in. (each)

Provenance

Harrison family; thence by descent to George L. Harrison Jr. by 1929; thence by descent to Dorothy Harrison Therman; thence by descent to George Harrison Talbot.

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