Auction 112, Lot 228

"[Lot of 3] Map of Washington and Georgetown", U.S. Government

Subject: District of Columbia

Period: 1880 (published)

Publication: Report of the Health Officer of the District of Columbia

Color: Printed Color

Size:
21.3 x 16 inches
54.1 x 40.6 cm

This is an interesting set of thematic maps. Each map has colored numbers indicating deaths and communicable diseases on each block, and on two maps, separate coding for white persons and black persons. First map shows deaths by Typhoid Fever, Malarial Fever, Scarlet Fever, Diphtheria and Diarrheal Diseases. The next focuses on deaths from lung afflictions. The last map gives the combined total of deaths in each block. All are marked "H. Ex. Doc. 1, Pt. IV.

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Condition: A

Folding, as issued, on thick paper. Trace of toning along some folds, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005

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