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Auction 147, Lot 206

"Plan of the City of Washington. The Capitol of the United States of America", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Washington, D.C.

Period: 1879 (dated)


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. The verso contains a Plan of Baltimore.

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

Condition: A

There are a few tiny tears that just enter the map border at top and a small crease in the upper left corner.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/20/2013