William Penn Historical Print, The Great Elm Tree of Shackamaxon

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William Penn Historical Print, The Great Elm Tree of Shackamaxon

650.00

A mid-19th century print entitled The Great Elm Tree of Shackamaxon Now Kensington (Pennsylvania), under which William Penn concluded his treaty with the Indians in 1682; it fell during a storm in 1810. This scene was both painted and engraved by George Lehman, who based his image largely on Thomas Birch's view of the same scene. The tree is the legendary site of William Penn's treaty with the Indians. In the background is a view of Philadelphia. In the title margin is an image of the marble monument erected by the Penn Society in 1827 to commemorate Penn's historic treaty. This is an 1860 restrike of the 1829 aquatint. In its original gold toned wood frame.

Height: 23"     Width: 26 1/2" 

$650

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