Auction 122, Lot 391

"Pointe a Pitre Guadeloupe West Indies", Goad, Charles E.

Subject: Guadeloupe

Period: 1897 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

21 x 24 inches
53.3 x 61 cm

This large fire insurance plan is presented on a scale of 120 feet to one inch. It has a key at the right explaining which buildings are properly constructed, and which are "poor and probably uninsurable." Hospitals, streets, stores, schools, banks, post offices and memorials are named. Dated March 1897 by Chas. E. Goad Civil Engineer Montreal & Toronto, Canada. A most uncommon issue.


Condition: B

Right margin is creased, and several chips and small holes along the edges, and repaired tears on verso. Still an attractive example with nice coloring.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007