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Auction 146, Lot 215

"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: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm
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Nice example of this map with major buildings and sites noted including the Presidents House, Washington Monument and the Smithsonian Institute. Engraved by W.H. Gamble. Surrounded by a floral and ribbon border, which appeared in Mitchell's atlases from 1863-66.

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

Condition: A

Original color with very minor soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/4/2013