Auction 150, Lot 519

"Plan der Haupt und Residenz Stadt Sct: Petersburg", Anon.

Subject: St. Petersburg, Russia

Period: 1825 (dated)

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Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 11.8 inches
35.1 x 30 cm

This lovely bird's-eye plan of St. Petersburg is centered on the Peter and Paul Fortress, located on the Zayachii Ostrov in the Neva River. A detailed key at bottom identifies the various districts in St. Petersburg, as well as rivers, canals, islands, and important locations, including the Winter Palace, Admiralty, Statue of Peter I, and Isaac's Church. A handsome German plan of the city.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed, on watermarked paper with attractive color, minor soiling, and a small hole at a fold intersection that has been professionally repaired. Remargined at top with a portion of neatline replaced in facsimile.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/17/2014

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