Auction 146, Lot 432

"Ireland", Cruchley, George Frederick

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1842 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 24.7 inches
50.3 x 62.7 cm

This detailed map of Ireland shows political delineations as well as towns and villages, roads, rivers, canals and several proposed railroads leading out of Dublin. The map was produced just a few years before the Irish Potato Famine and almost certainly shows towns and villages that ceased to exist a few years later. Dissected into twenty panels and backed in linen with Cruchley's catalog of maps pasted on the verso. Folds into a titled green paper slip case.

References:

Condition: B

The map has light offsetting and toning with some minor soiling near the corners of the sheet. Slip case is worn and soiled, but still intact.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/4/2013

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