Auction 112, Lot 251

"Muskeget Channel Massachusetts", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1859 (dated)


Color: Black & White

20.5 x 28 inches
52.1 x 71.1 cm

This is one of the best nineteenth century charts of Martha’s Vineyard, Falmouth and the Nantucket Sound. Towns, villages, farms, and roads are all finely detailed along with soundings, shoals and anchorages. At bottom are coastal approach views of Holmes’ Hole Harbor and the entrance to Muskeget Channel and above the title is a delightful vignette of the Cape Poge lighthouse.


Condition: A

Clean and bright with a few fold separations repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/28/2005