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Colton, Untitled Frontispiece. NY, 1855. Image approx. 13 x 9. BW. Lightly age-toned. SOLD

Steel engraving by C. Wise after a painting by Frederick A. Chapman; from Vol. II of Colton's atlas. Four ladies in the Victorian concept of classical dress examine a globe amid emblems of art, science and navigation. Chapman (1818-91) was a noted painter of portraits, historical scenes and landscapes. Engraver Wise immigrated to America from England around 1850.

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