Catalog Archive
Auction 168, Lot 369

"Kingstown, St. Vincent. West Indies", Goad, Charles E.

Subject: Kingstown, St. Vincent

Period: 1897 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.6 x 24.5 inches
52.3 x 62.2 cm

This large, uncommon fire insurance plan is presented on a scale of 120 feet to one inch. It has a key at the top explaining building construction and which buildings are properly constructed, and which are "poor and probably uninsurable." Hospitals, streets, stores, schools, banks, fire hydrants, post offices and memorials are identified or named. Other interesting locations include the meat market, fish market, prison, and the debris of the town from a prior fire. Dated March 1897 by Chas. E. Goad Civil Engineer Montreal & Toronto, Canada. Two compass roses align north to the upper left. A most uncommon issue.


Condition: B

Moderate toning with a number of small chips and tears, as well as two 4" tears, along the edges of the sheet that have been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/6/2018