Auction 170, Lot 317

"Visitors' Map of Galveston",

Subject: Galveston, Texas

Period: 1915 (dated)


Color: Black & White

23 x 16.3 inches
58.4 x 41.4 cm

Intended for the tourist, this map presents the street grid pattern of Galveston with 131 points of interests keyed to an index at bottom including amusement and pleasure places, theaters, public buildings, schools, churches, and more. Along the beach is a seawall and Seawall Blvd, which was constructed after the famous 1900 hurricane and protected the city from damage inflicted by a 1915 hurricane that would hit later in the publication year. Folds into paper wrappers with an image of "Miss Galvie Stone" on the front wrapper. Printed and published by Oscar Springer in Galveston.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with a 5.5" edge tear at left that is closed on verso with archival tape. There is some light staining at top left from where the map was adhered to the paper wrappers. Minor wear to covers.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/14/2018