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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 258

John Abbot (1751 - 1839), 2 Hand Colored Engravings

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


John Abbot (1751 - 1839), Two Hand Colored Engravings, from the Natural History of the Rare Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia, published by Edward Smith (1759 - 1828), one of Beggar's Tick, numbered '20' at top, with 'Papilio lycidas' lower left and faded name lower right, flowering plant with butterflies, with pencil inscription on back, and one of Horsemint, numbered '24' at top, 'Papilio Catallus' lower left and 'Monada punctata' lower right, with flowering plant and butterflies, pencil inscription on back, both matted and framed. Frame size: 26 5/8 in. x 22 1/8 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight 15 in. x Width: 11 in.


Overall good condition, paper toned, some foxing and other marks on paper, some wear to frames.

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