PHILADELPHIA VON DER ABEND SEITE

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Philadelphia von der Abend Seite

Engraving, c.1805.
Image size 3 1/2 x 5 5/16" (8.8 x 13.6 cm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98611
Price: $125.00
Publisher :
A charming early view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from "Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermanns Taschenbuch der Reisen", a twelve-volume series published between 1802-1813 which described and illustrated the author's worldly travels.

A shot tower can be been on the right. These structures were used to produced "shots" or round balls used in firearms of the day and other application utilizing small lead balls.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , Pennsylvania - Philadelphia