Auction 101, Lot 170

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

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.8 x 15.5 inches
32.5 x 39.4 cm

Very handsome and detailed plan of the city prior to filling in the Back Bay. Extends to include South Boston, Roxbury, Cambridge, Somerville, Charlestown, and East Boston. Names at least seven railroads and four bridges. Decorative strapwork borders.

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

Condition: A

Nice color and impression. Toned in margins, image very good.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/4/2002

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