Auction 132, Lot 241

"Map of Florida", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Florida

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.6 x 14.5 inches
29.5 x 36.8 cm

This is a very informative early map of the state of Florida with only 26 counties organized. Settlement in southern Florida does not extend below Forts Jupiter, Dulaney and Thompson except for Key Biscayne. Three insets show the vicinities of Pensacola, Tallahassee and the Harbor of St. Augustine and a legend locates canals, railroads, and roads. There are two short railroads linking Tallahassee and St. Marks, and St. Josephs and Iola.

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Condition: B

Original color with a damp stain at right.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/2/2010

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