Birch's Views of Philadelphia Engraving New Lutheran Church Architectural AmericanaBirch's Views of Philadelphia Engraving New Lutheran Church Architectural Americana

Historic view of the New Lutheran Church, in Fourth Street Philadelphia, a hand colored engraving on wove paper. It depicts a Native American delegation, in Philadelphia to settle its affairs with the Federal government, touring the then capital of the United States. This subject is plate number 6 of The City of Philadelphia As it Appeared in the Year 1800, a series of twenty seven engravings by William Russell Birch first published in 1800. The New Lutheran Church, also known as New Zion, was designed by architect Robert Smith, built between 1758 and 1761 and was, at the time of Birch's portrayal, the largest church building in Philadelphia. Inscription below the image reads as follows:

New Lutheran Church, in 4th Street Philadelphia

Designed & Published W. Birch Enamel Painter, 1800

William Russell Birch (1755–1844) was an English born artist who emigrated to America in 1795 and settled in Philadelphia. He was best known for his miniature portraits, enamels and the Views of Philadelphia series. It comes framed and ready to display. Image in very good condition with light toning, minor foxing, trimmed and laid on board, adhesive stains on outer margins concealed by mat. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.

Measurements: Frame: 19 3/8" by 17 3/4" by 7/8"; Mat Opening: 11 3/4" by 10"; Plate Mark: 13 3/8" wide approximately.

Item ID: 3097


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Birch's Views of Philadelphia Engraving New Lutheran Church Architectural Americana

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