Very nice and detailed lithograph of an early view of Philadelphia from the river with a ship flying an American flag in the foreground. Inscription below the image reads as follows: Vue de Philadelphia, Garneray Sc. Ambroise Louis Garneray (1783 - 1857) started out as a seaman and, after many adventures, became a distinguished painter and engraver exhibiting regularly in the Paris Salon and receiving the Legion d' Honneur in 1852 from Napoleon III. Garneray is well known for his marine, harbor as well as whaling scenes (his whaling expertise was praised by Melville in Moby Dick). Comes ready to display in a fine, grey wood frame. In very good used condition as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 21 7/8" by 17 15/16" (55.5 cm by 45.5 cm); Plate Mark: 16 9/16" by 12 5/8" (42 cm by 32 cm) approximately.