Auction 112, Lot 283

"Compliments of the New Cliff's Hotel. Newport, R.I.",

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1897 (dated)


Color: Black & White

28.8 x 21.5 inches
73.2 x 54.6 cm

Fabulous advertising map by Louis P. Roberts, Prop. Folds into chromolithographic pictorial wrapper showing a woman playing in the surf. Concentric circles radiating at 1/4 mile intervals from the "New Cliff's Hotel and Cottages." Shows property owners including the Astors, J. Pierpont Morgan, the Vanderbilts, etc., scenes of estates and hotel grounds including a tennis match. Printed by Photogravure & Color Co., N.Y. We find no references for this scarce advertising piece.


Condition: A+

Folding, as issued. Remarkable condition for a folding map from this period. Paper covers in very good with very slight rubbing.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $950

Closed on 9/28/2005