William Kneas U.S. Mint chief lot x 12 engraved prints 1819 scarce groupBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Lot of early 19th century engraved prints.
Engraved c.1819, Phila. by W. Kneas.
Nice lot of twelve (12) antique prints.
All show signs of age, varied spotting, old damp staining, etc. yet all entirely acceptable as inexpensive examples of engraving work by this former U.S. Mint chief engraver 1824-1840.
Mechanics. Coal Measuring.
Mechanics. Water Cocks.
Instruments of Music. Pandean Minstrels in Performance at Vaux Hall.
Hydraulics. Dredging Machine Used on the River Thames to Deepen the Channel.
Architecture. Geometrical Principles of Carpentry.
Anatomy. Organs of Sense. Eye.
Heraldry. Royal Distinctions.
Botany. Class X. Papillonaceous.
Largest print measures c. 11 1/2" x 8 7/8".
Smallest print measures c. 10 3/4" x 8 1/4".