Auction 160, Lot 339

"[Lot of 2] Potomac River (in Four Sheets) Sheet No. I from Entrance to Piney Point... [and] Potomac River (in Four Sheets) Sheet No. 3 from Lower Cedar Point to Indian Head...", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: Eastern Virginia

Period: 1877-82 (dated)


Color: Black & White

29.6 x 22.9 inches
75.2 x 58.2 cm

This lot contains two of four sheets that chart the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance at the Chesapeake Bay. The charts feature a wealth of information and indicate soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Originally issued by the Coast Survey in 1862-1868.


Condition: B+

Dark impressions with light offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/16/2016