Auction 150, Lot 224

"Georgetown and the City of Washington The Capital of the United States of America", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Washington, DC

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 11.5 inches
36.8 x 29.2 cm

Fine plan of the city surrounded with three large engraved vignettes of The Capitol, Washington Monument, and Smithsonian Institute. Names all major streets and buildings. The Washington Monument is shown in the full design envisioned by Robert Mills that includes the lower colonnade which was never built due to costs and arguments on its design.

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Condition: B+

Very light toning and a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/17/2014

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