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Meriwether Lewis Esq.

  • ARTIST: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin

  • PUBLISHER: Published in the Analectic Magazine and Naval Chronicle.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint engraving,

    DATE: 1816.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 6 1/4 x 3 11/16" (15.8 x 9.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by William Strickland. A scarce, early full-length image of one of America's most important explorers. Lewis was assigned, along with William Clark, to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory by President Thomas Jefferson. The discoveries of their expedition enabled the young United States to expand to the Pacific Ocean.


  • CONDITION: Very good condition.

  • REFERENCE: Stauffer 3050, first state of two.