Auction 114, Lot 392

"Amsterdam", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Netherlands, Amsterdam

Period: 1835 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 12.5 inches
38.1 x 31.8 cm

A finely engraved plan detailing the large walled and fortified city. Major streets and canals are named and major building are delineated. Below are elevations of principal buildings. Above the map is "Plan of the Environs of Amsterdam" enclosed in a scroll-style border. Note at top gives the English translation to several Dutch words used on the plan. Engraved by B.R. Davies and published for the SDUK by Baldwin & Cradock, Paternoster Row.

References:

Condition: A

Very fine impression and color. Toning at edges.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/1/2006

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