Auction 117, Lot 234

"Johnson's Georgetown and The City of Washington The Capital of the United States of America", Johnson, A. J.

Subject: District of Columbia

Period: 1863 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 12.5 inches
38.9 x 31.8 cm

This fine nineteenth century plan of the city also portrays three large vignettes of The Capitol, Washington Monument, and Smithsonian Institution. All major streets and buildings are named. The map is surrounded with a decorative, metalwork border typical of the earlier Johnson maps.

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Condition: A

Very good with some toning and a couple of tiny spots.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2006

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