Lot 422 of 522:
Grand Salute of the American flag at Vera Cruz  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Grand Salute at Vera Cruz. From the American Fleet and the Castle San Juan d’Ulloa in Honor of the American Flag, which Was Hoisted over that City and Castle, March 29th, 1847
Author:
Place:
New York
Publisher:
E. B. & E. C. Kellogg
Date:
1847
Description:

Hand-colored lithograph. Print image 25.3x31.5 cm (10x12½") on a sheet 25.5x33.5 cm (10x13¼"), matted. First Edition.

A scene dominated by enormous clouds of smoke from firing cannon as both ships and the castle salute the flag. A wonderfully colored scene.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some age toning; very good.
 
Item number:
306077
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