Auction 108, Lot 412

"Warsaw (Warszawa)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Poland

Period: 1831 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 11.2 inches
38.1 x 28.4 cm

Steel engraved plan showing the fortified wall surrounding the city and protected by the Wisla River in the south. The site of Praga is depicted across the river and accessible by bridge. Praga is noted as having burned in 1794 and again in 1831. Coloration notes the city boundary in 1762. Elevations of sixteen major buildings at bottom.

References:

Condition: B

Good impression and original coloring. Trace of toning at bottom and a little creasing, else very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004

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