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Auction 190, Lot 231

"Lake George - The Most Picturesque Resort in America [on sheet with] Lake George Lake Champlain the Adirondacks", Poole Bros.

Subject: Northern New York

Period: 1911 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

32.3 x 18 inches
82 x 45.7 cm
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This promotional brochure contains two views on one sheet. The upper view depicts the entire length of Lake George from Fort William Henry Hotel to Ticonderoga with the company's steamboat lines highlighted in the water. Surrounded by text with title "Lake George - America's Most Delightful and Fascinating Summer Resort." The lower view presents the broader region extending from Albany north to Montreal and prominently depicts the lines of the Delaware & Hudson Railway weaving through the region in red overprinting. The view is copyrighted in 1911 by A.A. Heard. The verso contains smaller maps of each lake, photographic illustrations, transportation schedules, and related text. Self-folding into pictorial wrappers with an image of a steamship (4.1 x 9.2").


Condition: B+

Issued folding with some minor fold separations at the junctions and sheet edges.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/16/2022