Auction 108, Lot 406

"Geneva (Geneve)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1841 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 11.2 inches
37.3 x 28.4 cm

Terrific plan of the fortified city with great detail of major buildings, streets, fortifications, bridges and the surrounding area. Includes an inset "Environs of Geneva" and a vignette showing the city from across the river with individual buildings clearly visible and numerous figures in the foreground.

References:

Condition: A

Beautiful, dark impression. Trace of marginal toning not affecting image.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/29/2004

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