Title Hallowell Bay of Quinte Ontario Bartlett engraving 1840
Seller ID 1150514
Original engraving by W. H. Bartlett for Geo Virtue, London. Used to illustrate a series of books titled “American Scenery” and “Canadian Scenery”, published about 1841. Not a reproduction, but an original, removed long ago from the book in which it was published. Bartlett made the drawing on which the etching was based during a visit to America and Canada, 1837-1838. Image size: 7 1/8 x 4 ¾”. Occasional faint spots of foxing but no soil, tears or water stains. A handsome original engraving.
Any moire effect seen in scan is NOT in the engraving itself.
Dimensions given, if any, are approximate. Scans large to show any defects. Unseen defects described. Item complete. VG or better condition.