Auction 168, Lot 241

"Florida", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Florida

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Colton's Atlas of the World Illustrating Physical and Political Geography...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.9 x 12.9 inches
40.4 x 32.8 cm

Detailed state map featuring only 35 established counties, current to 1855. All of Monroe County and most of Dade County have yet to be surveyed with "Indian Hunting Grounds" identified to the south of the Everglades. A single railroad line links Tallahassee with St. Marks. Includes good detail of roads, forts and villages, rivers and swamps. An inset, Plan of the Florida Keys, extends to show the Keys and Tortugas Islands. Surrounded by Colton's decorative border.

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Condition: B+

Original color with wide margins and uniform toning.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/6/2018

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