Auction 119, Lot 341

"Map of the City of Providence, Rhode Island", Thompson, J.C.

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1870 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 26.5 inches
57.2 x 67.3 cm

This is an uncommon, folding plan of Providence prepared under the direction of C.E. Paine, City Engineer, and published by Sampson, Davenport, & Co. It provides an excellent view of all the streets, turnpikes, railroads, hospitals, racetracks, cemeteries, parks, etc. It is colored by ward and includes the city seal in the cartouche.

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Condition: B

Left edge partially remargined with facsimile of neatline. Some minor toning along folds with a few scattered spots. Issued folding, lacking any covers.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007

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