Auction 140, Lot 312

"[Views of Texas] Houston, Texas [On Sheet With] The Strans, or Main Street, Galveston, Texas [and] Galveston, Texas [and] Custom-House, Galveston, Texas", Harper's Weekly

Subject: Houston & Galveston, Texas

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 14.5 inches
24.1 x 36.8 cm

This sheet includes four panoramic views of Houston and Galveston, Texas, all sketched by Theodore R. Davis for Harper's Weekly. Originally published in the October 27, 1866 issue of Harper's Weekly "A Journal of Civilization." English text on verso.


Condition: C+

Attractive color with a few spots of soiling and some short tears and cracks, two of which enter bottom images. The paper is a bit brittle.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/23/2012