Auction 110, Lot 220

"Pennsylvania", Bradford & Goodrich

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication: General Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 11.2 inches
36.1 x 28.4 cm

Nice map of the state of Pennsylvania, colored by county, showing the roads, canals and early railways. The coloring on the map is original water color, a bit hastily applied. It is a great example of the practice among publishers during this time frame of employing children to do map coloring. Engraved by G.W. Boynton.


Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 3/2/2005