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Auction 185, Lot 458

"Esso Pictorial Plan of Scotland",

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1931 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

11.5 x 15.5 inches
29.2 x 39.4 cm
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This charming pictorial map was designed by Alfred E. Taylor. It focuses on the roads in Scotand with tiny vignettes of "romantic places" (namely historical sites and places of importance). Quotes from various Scottish authors are scattered throughout the map. This map was created for Esso, previously known as the Anglo American Oil Company, a foreign affiliate of Standard Oil.

References: Rumsey #8764.

Condition: A+

Clean and bright.

Estimate: $85 - $100

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/17/2021