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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 268

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 Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia, published by Edward Smith (1759 - 1828), one of the American brown Hair streak Butterfly, with leaf with acorn, caterpillar and butterflies, numbered '14' on top, 'Papilio Favonius' lower left and 'Quercus rubra' lower right, the other with leaf, seed, caterpillar and moths, numbered '83' on top, 'Phalana angulosa' lower left and 'Quercus ...' lower right, both with decorative mats and framed. Frame size: 26 5/8 in. x 22 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 15 in. x Width: 11 1/2 in.


Good condition, some toning to paper, some light foxing on 14, not viewed out of frame.

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