The Collection of John and Virginia Duncan - Session II
Thu, Oct 20, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA
Description:Captain Thomas Coram and Viscount John Percival, Earl of Egmont, 2 Engravings, 18th C, comprising a lithograph by I. Faber after a painting by H. Hysing, of John Percival, Earl of Egmont, engraved 1734 (by sight 13 3/4 in. x 9 1/2 in.), John Percival was one of the founding member of the trustees for the establishment of the colony of Georgia in America and was the President of the Georgia Trustees), and an engraving of Captain Thomas Coram by 'Ja. McArdell', after a painting by William Hogarth, engraved 1749, with copy of a page from 'British Mezzotinto Portraits...Descriptive Catalogue' with a listing for this particular print (sight size: 13 in. x 10 1/4 in., Coram was a philanthropist. He accompanied Oglethorpe to Georgia and was involved in the founding of Georgia and South Carolina. He started a foundling hospital and advocated for education for Native American girls). Both matted and framed.
Measurements: Height: of largest frame 21 1/4 in. x Width: 17 3/4 in.
Condition:Overall good condition, Coram with some foxing, toning, wear to edges were visible, tear top right corner, small tears along edges, trimmed, John Percival with some foxing, paper slightly wavy, crease in bottom left corner, small crease in left edge, both not viewed out of frames.