The Wyoming Valley was inhabited by an Iroquoian-speaking group of Indians.
The battle of Wyoming took place in the valley in 1778, during the American revolutionary War. It was once famous for its many anthracite coal mines.
Steel engraving by T.Creswick, after a sketch by W.H. Bartlett, hand coloured, engraved by J.T.Willmore, from “American Scenery" by N.P.Willis Esq. Illustrated by W.H. Bartlett.
Published for the Proprietors by George Virtue, 1839.,
Size 26 x 20 cm. Condition Good.