Auction 122, Lot 278

"Pensacola Harbor & Bar Surveyed in 1822…", Kearney, James (Major)

Subject: Florida

Period: 1835 (dated)


Color: Black & White

23.5 x 28.8 inches
59.7 x 73.2 cm

This issue was "Reduced from original and drawn by Washington Hood and Richard S. Smith." It covers the area around Pensacola from the Gulf at Grand Lagoon and Foster's Island (present-day Perdido Key) and includes Cox's and West Lagoons, now called Bayou Grande and Bayou Chico. Hundreds of soundings are recorded. Kearny credits Lieuts. Thompson, Turnbull and Butler of the 4th Artillery in the chart's preparation. A very nice example of this rarely seen chart.


Condition: B

Map has several short fold separations and a 3" binding tear has been repaired with archival tape on verso. There is some offsetting and several minor spots.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007