BODMER, Karl.

Cleveland Lighthouse on the Lake Erie.

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59583
Cleveland Lighthouse on the Lake Erie.
Leuchtthurm bei Cleveland. Phare de Cleveland.
Ackermann, London; Paris [1843].
£550
Plate XXXII. A fine atmospheric view by Bodmer sketched during the traveller's homeward journey. Having left Fort Clark on 18 April 1834, they retraced their steps to St.Louis, leaving on 3 June for Mount Vernon and New Harmony, before turning North to Vincennes, Indiana. Travelling eastwards from here they arrived again on the Ohio opposite Louisville, Kentucky, took a ship to Cincinnati and Portsmouth, and from Portsmouth followed the route of the Ohio Canal along the Scioto River northward to Cleveland on Lake Erie where this scene was captured by Bodmer. From here they continued on to Buffalo, New York.

From the illustrated 'Travels in the Interior of North America between 1832-34' by Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp Zu Wied-Neuweid, published in two volumes by Ackermmann in London 1843.

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Aquatint engraving with fine later hand-colouring by Karl Bodmer for the illustrated 'Travels in the Interior of North America between 1832-34' by Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp Zu Wied-Neuweid, published in two volumes by Ackermann in London 1843. At the foot of each plate is the studio stamp, a blind embossed panel with the words 'C Bodmer/Direct'.

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