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Auction 164, Lot 311

"[Lot of 4] [Untitled - Map of West Point] [and] Map Showing the Sources of the Water Supply for the Post of West Point, NY [and] Forest of the U.S. Military Reservation West Point N.Y. [and] Military School, West Point, N.Y.",

Subject: West Point, New York

Period: 1850-1904 (circa)

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A nice group of maps and a view featuring West Point including:

A. [Untitled - Map of West Point], by the U.S. War Department, circa 1883, printed color (12.4 x 13.8"). Shows the West Point complex with new telephone lines shown in red overprinting. Condition: Clean and bright. (A)

B. Map Showing the Sources of the Water Supply for the Post of West Point, NY, Anonymous, circa 1902, printed color (17.9 x 14.1"). This map shows the region to the west of West Point and identifies watershed in red overprinting. Areas to be conveyed are highlighted in green. Several land owners are identified. Condition: (A)

C. Forest of the U.S. Military Reservation West Point N.Y., by U.S. Department of Agriculture, dated 1904, printed color (18.6 x 16.4"). An attractively colored map of the reservation that identifies tree types including maple, oak, chestnut, and mixed hardwood. Shows detailed contour lines at 20 feet. Condition: (A)

D. Military School, West Point, N.Y., by John Tallis, circa 1850, black & white (8.7 x 6.8"). An attractive, early steel-engraved view of West Point. Includes insets of: "Henry Hudson Founding Nova Belgica, or New Netherlands"; "Peter Stuyvesant The Dutch Governor Reproaching The Burgomasters..."; and a native. Condition: Minor foxing. (B+)

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Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/13/2017

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