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Auction 182, Lot 116

"Map of the City of Quebec", Walker & Miles

Subject: Quebec, Canada

Period: 1875 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.1 x 12.6 inches
38.4 x 32 cm

This is an uncommon plan of Quebec that features an extensive lettered key identifying dozens of buildings throughout. There is excellent detail of the street layout and the protective fortifications and walls. The numbers within the plan identify the fire alarm boxes within the city. The distance scale below the title cartouche is in English feet.

References:

Condition: B+

Light scattered foxing with minor toning along edges of sheet. A short edge tear at bottom that just touches the neatline has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 4/28/2021

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