Auction 124, Lot 201

"Mouillage de la Mission de Sta. Barbara", Duflot de Mofras, Eugene

Subject: California

Period: 1844 (circa)

Publication: Exploration Du Territoire De l'Oregon, Des Californies Et De La Mer Vermeille…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 9 inches
17.8 x 22.9 cm

This rare map is a very early depiction of the young settlement of Santa Barbara. The map notes the Presidio and battery are in ruins. The mission, gardens and pueblo are located, as well as roads leading to the missions of Purissima Concepcion, Santa Ines, and San Buenaventura.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/7/2008

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