Auction 121, Lot 245

"Plan of the Navy Yard in the Harbour of Memphis, Tenn…", U.S. Navy Dept.

Subject: Tennessee, Memphis

Period: 1844 (dated)


Color: Black & White

25 x 17.3 inches
63.5 x 43.9 cm

An uncommon map showing the positions and dimensions of the ground plan of the buildings and other improvements as recommended by the Board of Commissioners. The Navy Yard is on both sides of the Wolf River at its entrance to the Mississippi. Drawn by W.P.S. Sanger, Engineer.


Condition: A

A folding map as issued with a couple minor mis-folds. The left margin has a little loss of paper, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/26/2007