Auction 103, Lot 216

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1849 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 9.2 inches
33 x 23.4 cm

Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama. Three proposed railway/canals are shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. Two steel-engraved vignettes: "The Fort at Chagres" and "Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras." Surrounded in a decorative border.

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Condition: A

Light toning at edges, original outline color.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/11/2003

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