Auction 111, Lot 240

"Cayuga County New York", Geil, Samuel

Subject: New York

Period: 1853 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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

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