Auction 121, Lot 224

"Colton's Georgetown and the City of Washington", Johnson & Browning

Subject: District of Columbia

Period: 1855 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.8 x 12.8 inches
40.1 x 32.5 cm

Fine plan of the city surrounded with three large engraved vignettes of The Capitol, Washington Monument, and Smithsonian Institute. Names all major streets and buildings. A decorative scroll border encloses the map.


Condition: B+

A few small, unobtrusive spots in the map. Minor damp staining in lower margin. Short edge tear in left margin has been repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/26/2007