Catalog Archive
Auction 115, Lot 63

"Europe [Puzzle]", Philip, George

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany - Europe Puzzle

Period: 1890 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

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).


Condition: C

Some soil and damp stain and one missing piece.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 6/21/2006