A VIEW OF THE PIERCED ISLAND, A REMARKABLE ROCK IN THE GULF OF ST. LAURENCE, TWO LEAGUES SOUTHWARD OF GASPEE BAY. #5.

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A View of the Pierced Island, A Remarkable Rock in the Gulf of St. Laurence, Two Leagues Southward of Gaspee Bay. #5.

Engraving, undated, c.1770.
Image size 6 x 10 5/16" (153 x 262 mm).
Good condition, save for overall toning. Modern handcoloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 69141
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Printed for Carrington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London.
No artist or engraver are noted in these engravings. Carrington Bowles copied the larger Thomas Pownall views a few years after their publication. The larger engravings began with sites and events of the French and Indian War (1755 - 1760). Later views included cities and scenes of various locations from Canada to the Caribbean were added. Initially, the prints were sold individually or as small groups or parts. Later, it was issued and sold as a set, which consisted of twenty-eight prints with a title page bearing the title, “Scenographia Americana.” On the market complete sets are extremely rare. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Canada , Quebec