Auction 111, Lot 115

"Northern America British, Russian & Danish Possessions in North America", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Canada & Alaska

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 12.7 inches
40.6 x 32.3 cm

A fine steel engraved map of Canada showing all the provinces and locating major rivers, lakes, and cities. Today's British Columbia and Yukon are here called New Georgia. Regions that make up today's Northwest Territory and Alberta are labeled Mackenzie River, Peace River, Athabasca, English River, Lesser Slave Lake, and Churchill. Extends to show most of Greenland and the Russian Possessions in Alaska.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression and original hand coloring with full margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/8/2005

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