Hill, John __Engraver ||Shaw, John __After
Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States of America
ink and watercolor on paper
This print is based on a painting or drawing by Joshua Shaw. Shaw was born in England in 1777, came to Philadelphia in 1817, and traveled throughout the South making sketches and taking subscriptions for a series of American views.
RELATED WORKS: From the same series: “Burning of Savannah” (MESDA 2057), “Bolling’s Dam” (MESDA 2081.1), “Lynnhaven Bay” (MESDA 2279.1), “Spirit Creek” (MESDA 2279.2), “Norfolk, From Gosport Virginia” (MESDA 2279.3), “Spirit Creek” (MESDA 3045)
Originally appeared in the book “Picturesque Views of American Scenery”, published by M. Carey & Son, Philadelphia, 1820-1821.
Gift of Frank L. Horton