Americana Unfinished Capitol Dome Native Americans Boston New York 1842 frontisBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Frontispiece, D.C., Capitol Building, Native Americans, New York, Niagara Falls, Boston, Quebec, Tomb of Washington, Mexico).
Issued 1842, Boston. Lithography by B.W. Thayer.
Charming mid 19th lithographed frontis depicting various urban scenes from North America.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, some old damp staining as seen, still visually attractive, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 16 3/8" H x 13" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 15 1/2" H x 12 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 180.