antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Wesleyan/Columbia) The Metropolitan Regatta. New York: Harpers Weekly,1879. $225.00

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“The Metropolitan Regatta, on the Hudson.”

A wonderfully detailed engraving of the many competing teams, onlookers in row boats, paddlewheelers, tugboats and sail boats and lining the banks of the river based upon the drawing of W.P. Snyder. An inset shows the “Wesleyan Crew Greeting the Victorious Columbias.”

11 x 16 inches, sheet.
Hand colored engraving.
Excellent condition.