Auction 104, Lot 250

"A New Map of Tennessee with its Roads and Distances from place to place along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1853 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.4 x 11.3 inches
39.1 x 28.7 cm

This is one of the few mid 19th century maps of Tennessee without Kentucky. It is colored in pastels by county with a decorative pink and green border. Two insets flank the script title: Environs of Nashville, and Environs of Knoxville. Table gives the cities and distances along three steamboat routes.

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Condition: A

Pleasant age toning and full margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/10/2003

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