June 20, 2013 08:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


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Lot of 4 lithographs by Daniel Powers Whiting, each Lith. and Printed in Colors by G. & W. Endicott, N. York / Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1847, as printed below image and printed title, and marked lower left, below image, D.P. Whiting Capt. 7th Inf. Del. With the following titles included: Birds-eye view of the Camp of the Army of Occupation, Commanded by Genl. Taylor. Near Corpus Christi, Texas [from the North] Oct. 1845. Marked lower right, On Stone by C. Parsons. Image size, 11.75 x 18.75 in., entire sheet, 19 x 24 in.; Monterey, from Independence Hill, in the rear of the Bishop's Palace. As it appeared on 23d September, 1846. [Looking East.] Marked lower right, On Stone by F. Swinton, No. 4. Image size, 11.75 x 19 in., entire sheet, 19 x 24 in.; Valley Towards Saltillo, from near the base of "Palace Hill," at Monterey. [Looking to the S.West.] Marked lower right, On Stone by C. Parsons, No. 3. Image size, 12 x 19 in., entire sheet, 19 x 24.25 in.; Monterey, As seen from a house-top in the main Plaza, [to the west.] October, 1846. Marked lower right, On Stone by Chas. Fenderich, No. 1 of a Series. Image size, 12.5 x 18.25 in., entire sheet, 19 x 24 in. 

This rare and desirable group of Whiting's lithographs, which document locations and events surrounding the Mexican-American War, are considered some of the most accurate depictions of the United States' occupation of Mexico.  

Condition:Each lithograph has undergone some staining, especially along the perimeter; edge and cornerwear to each lot, with some tears along the corners and edges as well as some loss; scattered spotting on each print.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,703
06/21/2013

 

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