Auction 114, Lot 156

"[Manuscript School Map]",

Subject: New England

Period: 1815 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 10.3 inches
21.6 x 26.2 cm

A very finely rendered student's manuscript map drawn with pen and water color. Drawn by "C.A. Pray. Everett School. 2nd Div 2nd Class." The map details the counties, major rivers and towns throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Long Island. Drawn on a school practice sheet with printed border. Details the mountains of western Massachusetts as a finely delineated range. Drawn in a surprisingly fine hand compared to many student-made maps. A nice addition to a manuscript collection.


Condition: B

Some light water stains or foxing and some surface soil. Two short marginal tears.

Estimate: $120 - $180


Closed on 3/1/2006