Auction 89, Lot 114

"Massachusetts",

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.2 inches
35.6 x 28.4 cm

A great early nineteenth century map of the state showing the roads, and early railways. The coloring on the map is original water color, a bit hastily applied. It is a great example of the practice among publishers during this time frame of employing children to do map coloring.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/8/1999

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