Auction 114, Lot 254

"West Point New York", U.S. Government

Subject: New York

Period: 1883 (dated)

Publication: HR Misc. Doc 4, 48th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.5 x 28.5 inches
57.2 x 72.4 cm

Highly detailed and accurate plan of the Military Academy extending to include the Delafield Reservoir, observatory and the Engineer's Gardens. Good detail of the fortified Fort Clinton and its batteries. The legend identifies 43 important buildings, hospitals, magazines, cadet guard house, cadet laundry, hotel, stables, rail-road workshops, etc. Precisely and fully engraved with red overprinting to indicate the location of the proposed new Academic Building and Gymnasium.

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Condition: A+

Folding, as issued. A few lazy fold lines, binding trim nearly to neatline, as issued.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/1/2006

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