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Auction 196, Lot 263


"A Map of the State of Pennsylvania",

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1942 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

22.1 x 16.4 inches
56.1 x 41.7 cm
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This historical map of the state was designed by Lawton M. Patten and published by the Historical Map Bureau in West Willington, Connecticut. It is filled with numerous illustrations showing historical events with notations, points of interest, and natural features including Washington's Crossing in 1776, Independence Hall, and the 1796 Muddy Creek Massacre. An attractive banner-style title cartouche at bottom includes the state seal, an illustration of the first passenger train in the state, and an elaborate 16-point compass rose with fleur-de-lis.

References: Rumsey #8922.

Condition: B+

There are some edge tears that have been closed on verso with archival tape, one of which enters 2.75" into the map image at right and another that enters 1" into the map at bottom.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/7/2024