Auction 134, Lot 418

"Plan of Manchester", Anon.

Subject: Manchester, England

Period: 1834 (circa)

Publication: Guide to Knowledge

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.8 x 6.2 inches
22.4 x 15.7 cm

This uncommon plan is black on white as is produced by an artist using a scratch board. The plan rests in an oval frame and appears as a negative image. All streets are shown and named as well as some prominent buildings, canals, etc. An index of 53 important places and buildings surround the oval frame. Locates the Bank of England, the Royal Hotel, the Palace Inn, Star Inn, Bush Inn, Swan Inn, Flying House, Spread Eagle, several churches, the Royal Theatre, etc. Blank verso. An uncommon production.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/1/2010

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