Auction 102, Lot 225

"Map of the Battlefield of Gettysburg…", U.S. War Department

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1903 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
33 x 50 inches
83.8 x 127 cm

This huge and detailed map was produced as part of the preparations for the 50th anniversary of the Civil War battle. Color-coded and filled with fascinating detail of monuments, markers, railroads, stone walls, fence types, etc. The names of present and past landowners are also noted. Published under the direction of the Gettysburg National Park Commission and drawn by the S.A. Hammond.

References:

Condition: B

On thick paper with toning along some folds. A few small intersection splits. Remarkable condition for a map of this size.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 3/5/2003

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