A South East View of Christ's Church.

[Philadelphia.]: From the November, 1787 issue of The Columbian Magazine. 1787. Occasional minor foxing and spotting. Original fold lines. A bit of wrinkling. Overall, very good. Item #3253

This engraving of Christ Church in Philadelphia has been attributed to Charles Willson Peale. It was likely engraved by James Trenchard and appeared in the November, 1787 issue of The Columbian Magazine. Snyder notes that this was the first view of Christ Church (p. 147). Cresswell, The American Revolution in Drawings and Prints: 515 (locating Christ Church in Boston). Snyder, City of Independence, Views of Philadelphia before 1800: 115, Fig. 74. Lewis: A Guide to Engravings in American Magazines, 1741-1810: p. 4.

Price: $750.00