Cave-In-Rock. View on the Ohio.
Coblenz, London and Paris: [circa 1839-42]. Vignette aquatint on paper 11 7/8 x 17 1/4, hand-colored, with printed title information, plate mark and plate number, mounted. Light wear to edges; very good. Vig. VII. Aquatint engraving by Lucas Weber after swiss-born Karl Bodmer (1809-1893). Bodmer sketched this intriguing geological rock formation known as Cave-In-Rock on the Illinois side of the Ohio river near Cave-In-Rock Island. The scene also includes an Ohio steamer flanked by two Ohio keelboats, all caught against a colorful early evening sky.
(Item Id: 108203)