Auction 100, Lot 95

"America 1834", Russo, Giacomo

Subject: North America

Period: 1834 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 12 inches
38.9 x 30.5 cm

Covers all of North America and the Caribbean with good topographical detail. A possible river passage to the Pacific links, by dotted line, two lakes just west of the Sierra Verde (in what is present day Utah) to the Rio S. Filippo, which flows into the Pacific at Monterey. The United States is shown occupying most of present-day British Columbia and Mexico controls Texas and the American Southwest. Delicately engraved title cartouche showing a Native American woman and a crocodile.

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Condition: C

Damp stains and scattered foxing. Would benefit from professional cleaning.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2002

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