Sandtique-Rare-Prints and Maps
Bartlett's "RAPIDS ABOVE THE FALLS OF NIAGARA" - Hand-colored Steel Engraving - c1840
FINE HAND-COLORED STEEL ENGRAVED PRINT
This c176 year old, hand-coloured steel engraving print was published by George Virtue in London in about 1840.
William Henry Bartlett
William Henry Bartlett (1809 – 1854) was British artist, best known for his numerous steel engravings. Bartlett was born in London in 1809. He became one of the foremost illustrators of topography of his generation. He traveled throughout Britain, and in the mid and late 1840s he visited the Balkans and the Middle East. He made four visits to the United States between 1835 and 1852.
This print is in very good condition. The size of the image is about 7 1/2" x 5" on a page that is about 10 1/2" x 8 1/2". Perfect for a meaningful gift.