New York: 1858.
Unbound. Large engraved certificate with harbor scene. Original framed and matted engraving measuring 22" x 21"; image size 15.25" x 13.75". Fine. Commemorative life membership certificate of Reverend Jeremiah S. Lord of the Reformed Dutch Church, Harlem, for his donation to the American Seaman's Friend Society. The document is signed by the President of the Society, William A. Booth, and dated September 1, 1858. The engraving at the top depicts a harbor scene with sailors disembarking from their ships. The engraving is by William Wade, an engraver and designer, who worked in New York City in the mid-19th Century. A wonderful image.