Revere Auctions
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2nd Annual Minnesota Art and History

Wed, May 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 382

Herrmann J. Meyer St. Anthony Falls Etching

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Herrmann Julius Meyer (German, 1826-1909). Color steel engraving titled "The Falls of St. Anthony, Mississippi - General View" depicting a pre-colonial view of St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis on the Mississippi River, ca. 1850. With inscriptions in plate including: titled in plate along the lower center; "Drawn from Nature" and "Published for Herrmann J. Meyer .164, William Str. New York" along the lower left; "For the Proprietor Herrmann J. Meyer" and "Copyright secured according to Act of Congress" along the lower right.
Image; height: 4 in x width: 6 in. Sight; height: 5 3/4 in x width: 7 1/4 in. Framed; height: 12 in x width: 13 in.


There do not appear to be any rips or losses. Along the tree and rock formations along either side of the falls and along the mass that splits the falls there appear to be restorations that can be seen under UV light and with a raking light. Framed under a matboard. Light wear to the frame; framed under TruView glass; not inspected out of frame.

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