Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street. Philadelphia. Designed & Published by W. Birch Enamel Painter 1804.

When issued in 1800, William Birch's prints of Philadelphia formed the 1st series of views of any American city. As such they are of great historical importance. The superior quality of the engraving nicely suggests a charming view of Philadelphia life at the time, when it was a prominent city in the Western Hemisphere. Second (1804) or Third Edition, 1809.11 x 9 1/2" & margins, watermarked paper, black & white, as issued, very good condition. Item #10409

Price: $750.00

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