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Auction 174, Lot 227


"Pictorial Map of the Mississippi Gulf Coast the Year-Around Resort",

Subject: Gulf Coast, Mississippi

Period: 1935 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

32.1 x 9.1 inches
81.5 x 23.1 cm
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This pictorial map was published by the Mississippi Coast Hotel Association, Inc. and highlights the region's hotels and resorts, including historic grand hotels such as the Great Southern, White House, Buena Vista, and Edgewater hotels. It stretches from the Bay of St. Louis past Biloxi to Pascagoula. The coastline is dotted with illustrations, including golf clubs, hunting and fishing grounds, Audubon painting birds, the Pirate House in Waveland, a Native American family by the Pascagoula River, Woodrow Wilson's "Dixie White House," and more. The map folds into a pamphlet, "For Health and Recreation - Great Southern Hotel Gulfport, Mississippi."


Condition: B+

There are a few short splits along the folds, a couple tiny chips at top, and a 0.5" edge tear at left.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/11/2019