Auction 103, Lot 194

"Philadelphia", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Period: 1845 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 14.7 inches
30.5 x 37.3 cm

A terrific plan of the city and waterfront along the Delaware River. Great detail shows major buildings and landmarks, and names all streets. List at bottom names, and is keyed to, 96 buildings and institutions. Lovely engraved vignettes shows in great detail the United States Bank and the Exchange. One of the best 19th Century plans of the city. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.

References:

Condition: B

A few scattered spots. Chip in blank margin and one short tear just into border in a blank area, closed on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/11/2003

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