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Auction 141, Lot 125

"St. John's Harbour…", Canadian Government

Subject: Newfoundland, Canada

Period: 1960 (circa)


Color: Black & White

39 x 26.3 inches
99.1 x 66.8 cm

This large, detailed chart of St. John's Harbor is filled with information. Inland detail includes street names, building names, docks and contour lines indicating topography. In the harbor, hundreds of soundings are noted as well as two large compass roses including magnetic north. Surveyed under the direction of J.W.F. Combe. Originally engraved in 1914 with small corrections in the 1940's and 1950's.


Condition: B+

Moderate even-age toning with one tiny ink notation in the image and a few minor crumples in the blank margins. Remnants of paper tape along the edges of the sheet on verso.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/5/2012