Scarce early Vue Optique showing the wharf at Salem, Massachusetts, by the German artist and engraver Balthasar Friedrich Leizelt.
View of Salem showing a harbor and shipyard with ships with British flags and boats. On the docs ae warehouses. Men in foreground saw wood and load goods or casks onto a boat. Men in background transport anchors with cart and horses.
Leizelt, who worked in Augsburg, was famous for his scenic and town views of Europe and America.