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Petites-Antilles.–L'ile Saint-Thomas . . . / A Midwinter Cruise Among the Antilles. The Town and Harbor of St. Thomas.


Two beautifully rendered late 19th-century views of the town and harbor of St. Thomas, then part of the Danish West Indies, now one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The upper image, from a French illustrated periodical, shows the island "ravaged by the hurricane of August 21, 1871." Below it is a panoramic view of the town and harbor of St. Thomas, with ships unloading in the foreground, from a Leslie's Popular Monthly article entitled "A Midwinter Cruise Among the Antilles."
Item Number: G1108
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Place & Date: Paris/New York / 1870s
Size: 9" x 6 3/4"–9 1/4" x 6"
Condition: colored lithographs; overall age toning; the French print is backed
Price: $175