Auction 136, Lot 288

"Florida", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Florida

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 11.8 inches
37.3 x 30 cm

Detailed state map featuring only 35 established counties, current to 1855. The railroad extends west to Tallahassee and south to near Cedar Key. There is good detail of roads, forts and villages, rivers and swamps. An inset, Plan of the Florida Keys, continues to show the Keys to Tortugas Islands. Dated 1855, but this is the issue with plain borders, likely published 1857.

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Condition: B+

Fine, dark impression and lovely full color with some light stains.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/1/2011

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