Auction 116, Lot 297

"[New York City]", Anon.

Subject: New York

Period: 1890 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
24 x 50.5 inches
61 x 128.3 cm

Large, linen-backed map of the city with a key to 875 locations! The map was printed by Robert A. Welcke, a New York lithographer in the later part of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. The map covers Manhattan to show all of Central Park up to 125th Street. The elevated railroads are shown and the Brooklyn Bridge is the only bridge shown in addition to the scores of ferries connecting the city with the surrounding towns. There is no title or publisher noted.

References:

Condition: C

The map has been folded in the past and there is some damage along folds and small losses at fold intersections that have been stabilized.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/20/2006

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