Auction 145, Lot 352

"[Lot of 3 - Cuba]", Lemercier

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1870 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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This lot of three maps by Joseph Lemercier features different views of the island of Cuba with place names in Italian including:

A. [Untitled] (7.3 x 10.3"). Shows the island in an almost pictorial manner, identifying farmland, mountains, forests and towns. East is oriented at top.

B. [Untitled] (9.4 x 13.5"). Includes three maps on one sheet, all of which show the entire island and emphasize the rugged terrain along the coastline and inland. Settlements are identified along the coast.

C. [Untitled] (14.4 x 8.3"). Two maps on one sheet. The top portion of the sheet shows the coastline around Havana and Havana Harbor along the northern coast of the island. A few soundings and an anchorage in the harbor are noted. The bottom portion of the sheet shows the entire island with major settlements noted.

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Condition: B+

Attractive color with some small spots in the image. The second map has an extended right margin and is backed with tissue.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Unsold

Closed on 6/12/2013

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