Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 176

"[Lot of 2] The City of St. Louis Missouri [on sheet with] The City of Chicago Illinois [and] Plan of Cincinnati and Vicinity",

Subject: Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati

Period: 1855-60 (dated)

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Color: Hand Color

Size:
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A. The City of St. Louis Missouri [on sheet with] The City of Chicago Illinois by J.H. Colton, dated 1855, hand color, (16 x 12.5"). This sheet shows plans for the downtown areas of both St. Louis and Chicago with detail of streets, railroads, rivers and wards. The plans of the two cities are on the same scale, surrounded by a decorative strapwork border.

B. Plan of Cincinnati and Vicinity by S.A. Mitchell, dated 1860, hand color, (11.3 x 10.8"). A colorful plan of the city of Cincinnati depicting the individual wards, streets, railroads, and public buildings. The area shown is from the Corporation Line north of Central Avenue and south across the Ohio River to Covington and Newport. This map presents interesting landmarks such as the "Public Landing" and the "Apollo Building." Decorative floral borders.

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Condition: A

A few tiny spots and light toning along the edges.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/7/2011

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