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Auction 167, Lot 148

"Pensacola Harbor & Bar Surveyed in 1822…", Kearney, James (Major)

Subject: Pensacola, Florida

Period: 1835 (dated)


Color: Black & White

23.5 x 28.8 inches
59.7 x 73.2 cm

This issue was "Reduced from the Original and drawn by Lieuts Wash. Hood, and Richd. S. Smith U.S. Infantry." It covers the area around Pensacola from the Gulf at Grand Lagoon and Foster's Island (present-day Perdido Key) and includes Cox's and West Lagoons, now called Bayou Grande and Bayou Chico. Hundreds of soundings are recorded. Kearny credits Lieuts. Thompson, Turnbull and Butler of the 4th Artillery in the chart's preparation. A nice example of this rarely seen chart.

References: Claussen & Friis #35.

Condition: B

There are several short fold separations and a 3" binding tear at top right that has been repaired on verso with archival tape. There is light offsetting and several minor spots.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 3/28/2018