Auction 115, Lot 63

"Europe [Puzzle]", Philip, George

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany - Europe Puzzle

Period: 1890 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27 x 22 inches
68.6 x 55.9 cm

This very large puzzle of Europe shows rail lines and submarine telegraph cables. The jigsaw is a construction of a chromolithographed map on paper mounted on wood, cut in a complicated pattern with only a few pieces cut on country borders. Two pieces are lacking and provided in facsimile (Bulgaria and Holland & Belgium). Another tiny piece is missing (Irish Sea).

References:

Condition: C

Some soil and damp stain and one missing piece.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 6/21/2006

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