Auction 160, Lot 420

"St. Vincent to Britain [on sheet with] Barbadoes to Britain", Philip, George

Subject: St. Vincent & Barbados

Period: 1857 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.6 x 19.9 inches
59.9 x 50.5 cm

This sheet contains two handsome maps showing St. Vincent and Barbados. At left, the map of St. Vincent shows excellent topographical detail of this mountainous and volcanic island. The island is divided into four parishes -- St. David, St. Patrick, St. Andrew, and St. George -- with the northern portion of the island labeled Caribs Lands. In St. George's Parish are Kingstown, the capital of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Botanical Garden. Established by the British in 1765, the Botanic Gardens is the second oldest in the Western Hemisphere and is still today a popular attraction on the island. At right, the map of Barbados is split into 11 parishes, with plenty of settlements and churches named.

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Condition: A

Original color with an archivally repaired centerfold separation that just touches the neatline at bottom and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/16/2016

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