BANK OF THE UNITED STATES, IN THIRD STREET PHILADELPHIA, FROM WILLIAM BIRCH’S “THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AS IT APPEARED IN THE YEAR 1800.”

Est. $250-$400
Sold: $780 ($650)

Handcolored engraving drawn, engraved and published by William Birch & Son, sold by Robert Campbell, Philadelphia, 1799. Sheet 12 ¾ x 15 ¼ inches, sight. Frame 20 ½ x 23 ¼ inches.

Literature: For comparative contemporary views of this scene, see S. Robert Teitelman, “Birch’s Views of Philadelphia,” 2000, pl. 17.

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