Auction 110, Lot 205

"New York", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: New York

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 12 inches
37.3 x 30.5 cm

Very finely engraved town plan centered on Manhattan and extending north to 42nd Street. Shows Governors or Nutten Island, and a small portion of Brooklyn, Williamsburgh and Jersey City. Map includes vignettes of Broadway from the Park and City Hall. In Manhattan the Harlem Railroad is shown in red. A table locates and names 40 important buildings. Published by Chapman & Hall.

References:

Condition: A

Nice impression. One small stain mark at lower border and some marginal toning, still very good.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/2/2005

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