antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Marblehead) New York: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated…, 1883. $175.00

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“Massachusetts – A Day at Quaint Old Marblehead with the Eastern yacht Club of Boston”

A lovely wood engraving showing “Eastern Yacht Club House in the upper left next to a circular picture of a sail boat with sails luffing entitled “Becalmed.” The central image shows a “Scene from the Bluff on a Regatta Day with ships plying the water and scores of onlookers lined up on the beach. Across the bottom are vignettes of ”The Old Powder House”, the Churn” and “Marblehead from the Neck.”

Hand colored wood engraving.
16 ¼ x 11 ¼ inches.
Excellent condition with light overall patina.