Auction 107, Lot 227

"Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Augt. 1847. Surveyed by Capt. Mason of Engrs. & Lieut. Hardcastle, Top Eng.", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Black & White

31 x 18.5 inches
78.7 x 47 cm

This plan details the action during the Battle of Churubusco, in the southeast portion of today's Mexico City and Mexico's center of the television and movie industry. Worth was second in command to General Zachary Taylor at the outbreak of the Mexican War. Very detailed showing individual buildings and locations of the combatants. Surveyed by Capt. Mason and Lieut. Hardcastle.


Condition: B

Folding as issued. Scattered foxing, mostly along folds.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/9/2004