A VIEW OF AN AMERICAN SHIP PASSING DOVER FOR THE PORT OF LONDON.

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William Elmes

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A View of an American Ship passing Dover for the Port of London.

Aquatint and line engraving, 1797.
Image size 9 x 13 5/8" (23 x 34.7 cm)
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90758
Price: $2,500.00
Publisher : Published, March 6, 1797, by John Fairburn, 146 Minories, London.
A very scarce print showing an American merchantman passing the Port of Dover on her way to London. This is one of the earliest engraved prints showing the United States ensign. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Sailing, Clippers & Yachts