2041
2041

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Abbott, L.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL THOMAS MUSGRAVE, GOVERNOR OF GRAVESEND & TILBURY FORT, COLONEL OF THE 76TH REGIMENT OF FOOT./ENGRAVED FROM A PICTURE PAINTED IN 1786: WITH A VIEW OF MR. CHEWS HOUSE NEAR GERMAN-TOWN IN PENNSYLVANIA 1777. LONDON, C. 1797
Estimate
2,0003,000
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2041

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Abbott, L.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL THOMAS MUSGRAVE, GOVERNOR OF GRAVESEND & TILBURY FORT, COLONEL OF THE 76TH REGIMENT OF FOOT./ENGRAVED FROM A PICTURE PAINTED IN 1786: WITH A VIEW OF MR. CHEWS HOUSE NEAR GERMAN-TOWN IN PENNSYLVANIA 1777. LONDON, C. 1797
Estimate
2,0003,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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Abbott, L.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL THOMAS MUSGRAVE, GOVERNOR OF GRAVESEND & TILBURY FORT, COLONEL OF THE 76TH REGIMENT OF FOOT./ENGRAVED FROM A PICTURE PAINTED IN 1786: WITH A VIEW OF MR. CHEWS HOUSE NEAR GERMAN-TOWN IN PENNSYLVANIA 1777. LONDON, C. 1797
Stippled line engraving (sheet size: 11 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.; 292 x 390 mm); some browning in margins. Matted, glazed, and framed.
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Catalogue Note

A very well-executed portrait with a "view of Mr. Chew's House near German-town" in the background. Musgrave had successful defended the Chew House, a well-known Philadelphia landmark, against Washington's army in 1777, forcing the Americans to withdraw to Valley Forge for the winter. See lots 2046 and 2047.

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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