Auction 170, Lot 302

"Mother of Presidents / Ohio "Buckeye State"",

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1939 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

23.5 x 23.3 inches
59.7 x 59.2 cm

This superbly-designed pictorial map was created by Arthur B. Suchy, a native of Cleveland, Ohio. This map pays tribute to US Presidents with portraits of eight former Presidents who hailed from the great state of Ohio, suitably called the "Mother of Presidents." The map of Ohio is superimposed on the state seal, which is surrounded by the seals of local educational institutions. The map itself is filled with historical and cultural notes and images. The border of the map is comprised of additional seals of educational institutions, as well as the names of each Ohio county along with the source of each name.

References: Hornsby (Picturing America) pp. 45-46, 78 & 92-93; Rumsey #9075.000.

Condition: A+

Clean, crisp, and bright with some very minor creases.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/14/2018