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  AMERICA 
 North America 

BACHMANN, John. [A bird's-eye view of Niagara Falls]
[Vue Générale du Niagara A Vol d'Oiseau.] Paris: Wild, c.1851. Tinted lithograph. Sheet 285 x 580mm. Trimmed to printed border, title excised and pasted below on later card, losing artist, engraver and publisher's inscriptions.
A spectacular view of Niagara Falls, the Horseshoe Falls in the foreground looking upstream towards Lake Erie. It was lithographed by Eugene Ciceri (1813 -90) after the view by John Bachman of 1851.
[Ref: 15170]    £850.00 ($1,080 • €955 rates)


 Eastern Seaboard 

BACHMANN, John. [An early bird's-eye view of New York]
Bird's Eye View of New-York & Brooklyn. New York: John Bachmann, 1856. Tinted lithograph finished with hand colour. Sheet 720 x 945mm.
A spectacular elevated prospect of New York from above Ellis Island, with Governors Island lower right. The view dates from before the building of any bridges and, on the rivers, sailing ships still outnumber paddle steamers. John Bachmann (1814-96) was born in Switzerland and worked as a lithographer in Switzerland and Paris before emigrating to America c.1847. He produced the first major series of bird's-eye views of American cities, including New York, Philadelphia, New Orleans and Havana as well as Boston.
[Ref: 19270]    £7,500.00 ($9,533 • €8,423 rates)


 Cuba 

BACHMANN, John. [An early bird's-eye view of Havana]
Vue Générale de la Havane a Vol d'Oiseau. Dess d'apres nat. par Bachmann, Lith. par Asselineau. Paris: Wild, c.1850. Tinted lithograph finished with hand colour. Sheet 530 x 720mm. Some restoration.
A spectacular elevated prospect of Havana from the harbour. John Bachmann (1814-96) was born in Switzerland and worked as a lithographer in Switzerland and Paris before emigrating to America c.1847. He produced the first major series of bird's-eye views of American cities, including New York, Philadelphia, New Orleans and Boston as well as Havana.
[Ref: 19264]    £3,250.00 ($4,131 • €3,650 rates)


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