Lot 2072
  • 2072

PAUL REVERE. "THE BLOODY MASSACRE PERPETRATED IN KING-STREET BOSTON..." BOSTON: 1770

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
362,500 USD
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Description

  • "The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King-Street Boston..." BOSTON: 1770
Handcolored engraving on paper (sheet: 10 3/4 x 91/2 in.; 273 by 240 mm), the hands on the clock at upper left reading 10:20 (Brigham cites a variant with the time at 8:00), on laid paper with the fleur-de-lis watermark. The print is in good condition overall except the sheet is backed with Japan, stabilizing several unobtrusive breaks and tears, and one repaired hole in the sky at upper right; faint discoloration and surface soiling; an occasional spot of rubbing to the ink, mostly in the red. Matted, framed, and glazed with Plexiglas.
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