42. HALL’S, H. B., Sons. Jam.s Cook [facsimile signature] [center below image]: Engd. by H. B. Hall’s Sons, New York. [n.d.]. Engraved portrait. Image: 24.8 x 18 cm (9-3/4 x 7-1/10 inches). Image with facsimile signature: 28.8 x 18 cm (11-1/3 x 7-1/10 inches). Moderately foxed. Matted with old paper and adhesive at right blank margin.
Beddie 3288. Bust portrait derived from Nathaniel Dance’s full-length portrait of the navigator. Artist-engraver Henry Bryan Hall (1808-1884), of English birth, moved to New York City in 1850, and became prominent as an engraver and publisher of portraits. His son H. B. II, born in England, was also an engraver and printer in New York. Both were known for their works depicting historical figures. ($200-400)
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