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"Northwesterly view of the town of Gustavia, St. Barts," and "Island St. Bartholomew," two watercolor drawings, November 1835.

Two original drawings of Gustavia on St. Barts by W. Chandler of the U.S. Constellation. Each shows the town of Gustavia nestled on the beach of St. Barts and the mountains behind. One was drawn from about a mile offshore and the other a bit farther out and with a U.S. sailing frigate in the foreground. Ink, pencil and watercolor, approximately 75 x 240 mm each plus captions (dampstain on left side, apparently extracted from an album).

[WITH]: St. Bartholomew Chronicle and Gustavia Gazette. Vol. 1, no. 6. 28 April 1827. Folio. 4 pp. (early manuscript arithemetic across the front page, causing some ink burn and a few small holes, a third browned).

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