Auction 129, Lot 287

"Boston with Charlestown and Roxbury", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Boston, Massachusetts

Period: 1845 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 14.5 inches
30.5 x 36.8 cm

Detailed steel engraved plan of Boston and the surrounding cities prior to the filling of the Back Bay. Major railways are shown in red including the Providence Railway, Worchester Railway, Charleston Branch Railway, Lowell Railway, and the Eastern Railway. Other details include historical landmarks, hospitals, parks and more. Engraved by B.R. Davies and published by Charles Knight & Co.

References: Tooley (Amer) p. 209, #107.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/23/2009