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Auction 100, Lot 191

"Map of Boston and Adjacent Cities", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 15.5 inches
32.5 x 39.4 cm
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Very handsome and detailed steel engraved plan of the city prior to filling in of the Back Bay. Extends to include South Boston, Roxbury, Cambridge, Somerville, Charlestown, and East Boston. Names at least seven railroads and four bridges.

References: Phillips & LeGear # 816, 6116 & 6125.

Condition: A

Tear in margin with old repair, a couple small spots.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2002