Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 281

"Plan of the City of Washington. The Capitol of the United States of America", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Washington, D.C.

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm

Nice example of this map with major buildings and sites noted. Engraved by W.H. Gamble. Surrounded by a floral and ribbon border.

References: cf. Phillips (DC) #PW213, p. 52.; cf. Manasek #117.

Condition: B+

Original color with light toning, a couple of tiny spots and a short tear in upper margin far from neatline.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/7/2011