Unattributed. “Old State House or Independence Hall, Philadelphia.” From Robert Sears’ Pictorial Library.
New York: 1846. 3 5/8 x 5 3/8. Wood engraving. Hand color. Very good condition. A/A
Robert Sears was a New York publisher of “Popular Pictorial Works.” Sears’ publications included histories, bibles, and descriptions of various parts of the world, each “most splendidly-illustrated” with wood engravings; these books were intended for “all persons interested in the diffusion of useful knowledge. A Book for the Wives and Children of the Farmer, Mechanic, Laborer, Physician, Lawyer, and Divine—for Person in every sphere and station of Life, and for Followers of every Pursuit.”