Collectibles - antique prints
OR LAND, LAKE AND RIVER
ILLUSTRATIONS OF TRANSATLANTIC NATURE
From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett - printed c.1840
LITERARY DEPARTMENT - NATHANIEL PARKER WILLIS, ESQ.
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Although I have now
retired and the Postaprint Website & ordering facilities are no longer
available, my wife does have an eBay Store, with a nice range of antiquarian
prints, maps and books.
This is a REFERENCE page - it is NOT our Current Inventory.
Some Background Information about W. H. Bartlett and N. P. Willis esq.
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William Henry BARTLETT visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, which were then engraved on Steel Plates. The results were a unique record of the times and appeared in the Book - American Scenery - Published in London in 1840.
He then went to Canada, the equally fascinating results of his work, being published in CANADIAN SCENERY in 1842.
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Nathaniel Parker WILLIS was born in 1807 in Portland, Maine, USA. He was a sentimental and poetical writer and journalist for the Home Journal of New York. He Studied at Yale College, Newhaven.
On graduating he worked as a journalist, but he also wrote literary collections which were later published.
His Published works include: Letters from Under a Bridge; People I have met; Hurry-Graphs and Fun Jottings.
THERE WAS 1 MAP, 2 TITLE FRONTIS PAGES, (One to each of the 2 Volumes) and 118 VIEWS.
The overall paper size is some 10 x 8 inches - image sizes around 7 x 5 inches.
The engravings were issued uncoloured. We can arrange hand colouring to order - Please enquire.
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MAP:THE NORTH EAST PART OF THE UNITED STATES.
PORTRAIT OF W.H.BARTLETT.
A FOREST ON LAKE ONTARIO.
ALBANY. Boats & Ships.
ASCENT TO THE CAPITOL WASHINGTON [FRONTIS].
BALLSTON SPRINGS. Many figures.
BARHYDT'S LAKE (NEAR SARATOGO).
BATTLE MONUMENT. BALTIMORE
BLACK MOUNTAIN (LAKE GEORGE).
BOSTON AND BUNKER HILL (FROM THE EAST).
BOSTON FROM THE DORCHESTER HEIGHTS.
BRIDGE AT GLENS FALLON THE HUDSON.
BRIDGE AT NORWICH (CONNECTICUTT).
BROCK'S MONUMENT (FROM THE AMERICAN SIDE).
CALDWELL (LAKE GEORGE).
CEMETERY OF MOUNT AUBURN.
CENTRE HARBOUR (LAKE WINNIPISSEOGEE).
CHAPEL OF OUR LADY OF COLDSPRING.Boats.
COLONNADE OF CONGRESS HALL (SARATOGA SPRINGS).
COLUMBIA BRIDGE (ON THE SUSQUEHANNA).
CROW NEST FROM BULL HILL (HUDSON RIVER).
DESERT ROCK LIGHT HOUSE (MAINE).
EAST PORT AND PASSAMAQUODDY BAY.
ENTRANCE TO THE HUDSON HIGHLANDS NEAR NEWBURG.[Frontis]
FAIRMOUNT GARDENS. WITH THE SCHUYLKILL BRIDGE.
FANEUIEL HALL BOSTON.
FANEUIL HALL FROM THE RIVER. THIS IMAGE IS APPROX. FULL SIZE. The others are all reduced size.
HARPERS FERRY (FROM THE POTOMAC SIDE).
HARPER'S FERRY FROM THE BLUE RIDGE. Good General View
HORSE-SHOE FALL. NIAGARA (ENTRANCE TO THE CAVERN.)
HUDSON HIGHLANDS FROM BULL HILL
KOSCIUSKO'S MONUMENT - SEE TOMB OF KOSCIUSKO
LAKE WINNIPISSEOGEE. FROM RED HILL. Indians.
LIGHT HOUSE NEAR CALDWELL'S LANDING (HUDSON RIVER)
LITTLE FALLS (ON THE MOWHAWK).
LOCKPORT. ERIE CANAL. Figures.Buildings.Lock Gates.Etc
MOUNT JEFFERSON (FROM MOUNT WASHINGTON)
MOUNT TOM AND THE CONNECTICUT RIVER.
MOUNT WASHINGTON AND THE WHITE HILLS (From Near CRAWFORDS)
NATURAL BRIDGE. VIRGINIA.
NEW YORK BAY (FROM TELEGRAPH STATION). Many ships
NIAGARA FALLS (FROM NEAR CLIFTON HOUSE).
NIAGARA FALLS (FROM THE TOP OF THE LADDER ON US SIDE)
NIAGARA FALLS FROM THE FERRY.
PEEKSILL LANDING (HUDSON RIVER).Many boats.
PRINCIPAL FRONT OF THE CAPITOL WASHINGTON
PULPIT ROCK (WHITE MOUNTAINS).
RAIL-ROAD SCENE.LITTLE FALLS (VALLEY MOWHAWK).Train
ROGERS' SLIDE. LAKE GEORGE.
SABBATH DAY POINT (LAKE GEORGE).
SAW MILL AT CENTRE HARBOUR (LAKE WINNIPISSEOGEE)
SCENE AMONG THE HIGHLANDS (ISLANDS) OF LAKE GEORGE.
SCHUYLKILL WATER WORKS (PHILADELPHIA).
SING SING PRISON AND TAPPAN SEA.
SQUAWM LAKE (NEW HAMPSHIRE).
STATE STREET BOSTON. Many figures. Attractive.
THE CATERSKILL FALL (FROM BELOW)
THE CATTERSKILL FALLS (FROM ABOVE THE RAVINE).
THE DESCENT INTO THE VALLEY OF WYOMING (PENNSYLANIA)
THE EXCHANGE AND GIRARDS BANK (PHILADELPHIA).
THE FERRY AT BROOKLYN. NEW YORK. Attractive plate.
THE GENESSE FALLS.ROCHESTER.
THE GOTHIC CHURCH (NEWHAVEN).
THE HORSE SHOE FALL. NIAGARA - WITH THE TOWER
THE INDIAN FALLS-NEAR COLDSPRING (OPPOSITE WEST POINT)
THE LANDING ON THE AMERICAN SIDE (FALLS OF NIAGARA)
THE NARROWS (FROM FORT HAMILTON) Many ships.
THE NARROWS FROM STATEN ISLAND Many ships.
THE NARROWS. LAKE GEORGE.
THE NOTCH HOUSE WHITE MOUNTAINS (NEW HAMPSHIRE)
THE OUTLET OF NIAGARA RIVER (LAKE ONTARIO IN DISTANCE)
THE PALISADES - HUDSON RIVER. Boats.
THE PARK AND CITY HALL. NEW YORK.A busy scene.Attractive.
THE PRESIDENTS HOUSE. FROM THE RIVER.
THE RAPIDS ABOVE THE FALLS OF NIAGARA.
THE SILVER CASCADE IN THE NOTCH OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS.
THE TOMB OF KOSCIUSKO. Ships [ALSO: K. MONUMENT]
THE TOMB OF WASHINGTON. MOUNT VERNON.
THE TWO LAKES & THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE ON THE CATSKILLS
THE UNITED STATES BANK. PHILADELPHIA
THE VALLEY OF THE SHENANDOAH FROM JEFFERSONS ROCK
THE WILLEY HOUSE.
TRENTON FALLS. VIEW DOWN THE RAVINE.
TRENTON HIGH FALLS.
UNDERCLIFF NEAR COLD-SPRING.
UTICA.Ox cart.Figures.Good Street scene.
VALLEY OF THE CONNECTICUT (FROM MOUNT HOLYOKE)
VIADUCT ON BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD. Train
VIEW BELOW TABLE ROCK (NIAGARA)
VIEW FROM FORT PUTNAM (HUDSON RIVER) Many boats.
VIEW FROM GLENMARY LAWN (ON THE OWAGO)
VIEW FROM GOWANUS HEIGHTS. BROOKLYN.
VIEW FROM HYDE PARK (HUDSON RIVER).
VIEW FROM MOUNT HOLYOKE.
VIEW FROM MOUNT IDA (NEAR TROY).
VIEW FROM MOUNT WASHINGTON.
VIEW FROM RUGGLE'S HOUSE. NEWBURGH. Boats.
VIEW FROM THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE. CATSKILLS.
VIEW FROM WEST POINT (HUDSON RIVER). Many ships
VIEW NEAR ANTONY'S NOSE (HUDSON HIGHLANDS).Boats.
VIEW OF BALTIMORE.
VIEW OF HUDSON CITY AND THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS
VIEW OF MEREDITH (NEW HAMPSHIRE). Oxen pulling hay cart.
VIEW OF NEW YORK FROM WEEHAKEN.
VIEW OF NORTHUMBERLAND (ON THE SUSQUEHANNA)
VIEW OF THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON
VIEW OF THE PASSAIC FALLS.
VIEW OF THE RUINS OF FORT TICONDEROGA.
VIEW ON THE ERIE CANAL NEAR LITTLE FALLS.
VIEW ON THE SUSQUEHANNA (ABOVE OWEGO).
VIEW ON THE SUSQUEHANNAH AT LIVERPOOL.
VILLA ON THE HUDSON. NEAR WEEKAWKEN. Ships
VILLAGE OF CATSKILL.
VILLAGE OF LITTLE FALLS (MOWHAWK RIVER).
VILLAGE OF SING SING (HUDSON RIVER) Many ships
WASHINGTON FROM THE PRESIDENTS HOUSE.
WASHINGTON'S HOUSE. MOUNT VERNON.
WASHINGTON'S MONUMENT. BALTIMORE
WILKESBARRE (VALE OF WYOMING)
WINTER SCENE ON THE CATTERSKILLS.
YALE COLLEGE (NEWHAVEN)
Your may find the following to be of interest
PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS OF HIS WORK ARE AT
FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM - CAMBRIDGE
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM - National Art Library
After very many years in the Trade,
I am now
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