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    1860 Birch Print "Back of the State House, Philadelphia" Offered here is an exquisite and rare hand-colored 1860 McAllister Restrike from the original plates of the rare edition of Birch's Views of Philadelphia prints. Illustrated is the back of the State House (Independence Hall) with an image size of 11.5" x 9.75". It pictures pedestrians and a group of four Lenape Indians, strolling through Independence Park. This are still exists today for visitors to the birthplace of our liberty. This 19th century restrike is in mint condition and is matted to 17.5" x 15.5". A first or second restrike would be in the $2,500 to $3,000 range. Here is a great opportunity to acquire a fabulous, and scarce, original reprint from the same plate at a much lower cost.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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