Auction 159, Lot 289

"West Point New York", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: West Point, New York

Period: 1883 (dated)

Publication: HR Misc. Doc 4, 48th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Color: Printed Color

Size:
20.8 x 26.3 inches
52.8 x 66.8 cm

A highly detailed and accurate plan of the Military Academy extends to include the Delafield Reservoir, observatory and the Engineer's Gardens. There is good detail of the fortified Fort Clinton and its batteries. The legend identifies 44 important buildings, including hospitals, magazines, cadet guard house, cadet laundry, hotel, stables and rail-road workshops. Precisely and fully engraved with red overprinting to indicate the location of the proposed new Academic Building and Gymnasium. Engraved from the original by H.C. Evans with title and lettering by E.A. Maedel.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint toning along the folds.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/14/2016

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