Auction 111, Lot 240

"Cayuga County New York", Geil, Samuel

Subject: New York

Period: 1853 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

36.5 x 55 inches
92.7 x 139.7 cm

Very detailed, linen backed, wall map with 8 engraved vignettes and five inset maps. Insets include town plans of Auburn, Weedsport, Unions Springs, and Monrovia & Montville. Four tables give statistics on population, religion, agriculture, and name schools and colleges. Both rollers are present and attached.


Condition: C

Good original hand coloring with clear varnish. Fly specks throughout, damp water stains mostly in margins. Very rough at upper margin and border. Will benefit from professional conservation.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005