The Old Print Shop

New Bedford. From Fair Haven. 1853.

  • ARTIST: John W. Hill

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Smith Brothers & Co. 225 Fulton St. N.Y.

  • MEDIUM: Mixed-media engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1853.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 25 x 37" (63.3 x 94.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by William Wellstood after J. W. Hill. Printed by W. Pate. A wonderful view across Buzzard’s Bay of one of New England’s great whaling ports. It was the source for the well-known small steel engraving which later appeared in the Ladies Repository. Not in Stokes, Amer. Hist. Prints, or Reps, Views & Viewmakers.


  • CONDITION: Good to fair condition, nice color. Has a pale stain remnant in title margin.