Auction 127, Lot 342

"Virginia", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 12.8 inches
40.1 x 32.5 cm

Nice map of pre-Civil War Virginia, before the separation of West Virginia in 1863. West Virginia is one of only two states formed during the Civil War; the other is Nevada. The map provides fine detail of towns, roads, canals, railways and much topographical information. At upper right are two inset maps: Richmond Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill; and Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. All surrounded by Colton's decorative scroll border.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/25/2009

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