Auction 117, Lot 310

"Plan of the Borough of Huntingdon Huntingdon County Penna.",

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
33 x 26 inches
83.8 x 66 cm

A fine lithographed map detailing the small town of Huntingdon. The plan names all streets and identifies land parcels and plots. Shows the course of the Juniata River, the Huntingdon & Broad-Top Rail Road, and Cypress Island. At upper right is a finely rendered "View on the Juniata, below Huntingdon. Taken from the Penna. R.R. Station House." Signed in the plate "Surveyed May & June 1854 by J. Simpson Africa, Co. Surveyor." Printed by Friend & Aub Lith., Philada. A manuscript notation outlines a parcel with the caption "Thomas Burch(?) 12-1/4 acres Consideration $4,500."

References:

Condition: B

Printed on thin paper with very large margins. Folding as issued. Small hole in blank border, and a hint of toning at one fold and some misfolding.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/6/2006

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