Early Americana Delaware River hand-colored aquatint etching by Strickland after Birch entitled: View of the water gap and Columbia Glass works River Delaware. It depicts figures in a boat on the Delaware River, a fisherman on the left shore, and views of the Water Gap in the distance and of the Columbia Glass works across the river. Inscriptions on the page read as follows:
View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glass works River Delaware
T. Birch pinx.
Thomas Birch (1779 – January 3, 1851), was an English-born American portrait and marine painter. He assisted his artist father, William Birch, in preparing the Birch's Views of Philadelphia (1800) collection.
William Strickland (1787-1854) was an American engraver active in the first half of the 19th century.
It comes matted and framed ready to display. In very good used condition with small repair to upper left corner as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 26 1/4" by 20 1/2" approximately.
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