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Auction 183, Lot 224

"New York Map of Midtown Manhattan",

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1981 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
24.1 x 36.9 inches
61.2 x 93.7 cm

This striking pictorial map shows Midtown Manhattan in an axonometric projection that gives it a fascinating three-dimensional look. The map features remarkable detail of the Midtown skyline, with numerous recognizable skyscrapers and New York City landmarks, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Plaza, the New York Times Building, Grand Central Station, the New York Public Library, and more. Central Park is also rendered in excellent detail. An inset at top left depicts Madison Square Garden and the Garment District. According to a note to the right of the title, "The original artwork, started in nineteen hundred sixty-one, was gradually updated following the greatest building boom in history." Compiled, prepared, and published by Anderson Isometric Maps.

References:

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint dampstains at bottom left and top right and some minor tape stains in the corners of the sheet. A short tear at bottom right has been closed on verso with tape.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/9/2021

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