Auction 112, Lot 265

"[Lot of 17] Map of the State of New York with Part of Upper Canada [with 16 views]", Hinton, John Howard

Subject: New York

Period: 1830-32 (dated)

Publication: The History and Topography of the United States

Color: Black & White

Size:
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This lot contains a nice map (15.5 x 9.6") that details topography, settlement, road, and early railroads with a plan of New York City inset at upper right. The balance of the lot are fine steel engraved views (approximately 6 x 5") of the state from some of the best landscape artists of the period. Includes: A Distant View of the Falls of Niagara; Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga; Military School, West Point; Albany, From Van-Unsselaens Island; Piazza of Congress Hall, Saratoga Springs; A Distant View of Skenectady on the Mohawk River; Barclay's Iron Works, Saugerties; Lake George; Rapids and Bridge above the Falls of Niagara; A View of The Canal, at the Little Falls Mohawk River; The Palisade Rocks on the Hudson River, West Bank; View of the Cattskill Mountain House; View of Newburgh; Timber Raft on Lake Champlain; Source of the Passaic Falls; and The Falls of Cattskill.

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Condition: A

Bit of light soil on map.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/28/2005

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