Auction 110, Lot 210

"West Point New York", U.S. Government

Subject: New York

Period: 1883 (dated)

Publication: HR Misc. doc 4, 48th Cong., 2nd Session

Color: Black & White

Size:
20.5 x 26 inches
52.1 x 66 cm

Highly detailed and accurate plan of the Military Academy extending to include the Delafield Reservoir, observatory and the Engineer's Gardens. Good detail of the fortified Fort Clinton and its batteries. The legend identifies 43 important buildings, hospitals, magazines, cadet guard house, cadet laundry, hotel, stables, rail-road workshops, etc. Precisely and fully engraved with red overprinting showing the location of the proposed new Academic Building and Gymnasium.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed and backed with archival tissue. Some very faint toning on folds, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/2/2005

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