Prints of Revolutionary War Figures - Major Andre
The Late “Major John Andre” and Prints of Revolutionary War Figures. 1784-1858, “MAJOR JOHN ANDRE” & “THOMAS PAINE,” Plus 3 Others, Lot of 5 Prints of Revolutionary War Figures, Fine-Very Fine.. 15” x 9.25” uncolored print on laid paper, excellent full original margins with light toning, of Major John Andre, the British officer who was hanged for his part in helping to plot the capture of West Point with Benedict Arnold. Engraved by Cook for “Raymond’s History of England”; repaired with paper reinforcements on the back. The caption below the title reads: “Late Adjutant General to the British Army in North America.” A scarce print! Also included is a 6” x 4.5” uncolored print of Thomas Paine by Romney, mounted to a 10” x 6.75” art board, facsimile signature beneath the portrait. In addition, prints of Rufus B. Bullock (Reconstruction governor of Georgia) and J.A. McDougall, which both exhibit slight foxing. Finally a print of Rufus King (signer of the Declaration of Independence) has some minor dampstaining. Lot sold “as is.” (5 prints).