Auction 113, Lot 275

"Texas", Flemming, Carl

Subject: Texas

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.8 x 16.3 inches
32.5 x 41.4 cm

This German map is a reduced version of Arrowsmith's 1841 Republic of Texas map showing the full extent of Texas's claims to the region of the upper Rio Grande, including Santa Fe, Taos and Albuquerque. The detailed map shows many roads, rivers, towns, and forts. Thirty land districts are outlined and named in a table at the top right corner. The northern panhandle is divided into 12 sections, with the notation (copied from Arrowsmith) that the land was well wooded and watered. Small inset of Galveston Bay.

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Condition: B

Lightly toned with slightly faded color. Small stain at center right border.

Estimate: $900 - $1,100

Sold for: $900

Closed on 12/7/2005

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