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A View of Gaspee Bay, in the Gulf of St. Laurence. - This French Settlement used to Supply Quebec with Fish, till it was destroyed by General Wolf after the Surrender of Louisburg in 1758. . . . #4


  • PUBLISHER: Printed for Carrington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: undated, c.1770.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 6 x 10 5/16" (153 x 262 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with modern handcoloring.


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