Auction 92, Lot 193

"A New Map of Tennessee with its Roads and Distances from place to place along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas [1855]

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 11.3 inches
38.9 x 28.7 cm

This is one of the few mid 19th century maps depicting Tennessee, without Kentucky. It is nicely colored in pastels by county with a decorative pink and green border. Two insets flank the calligraphy title; Environs of Nashville, and Environs of Knoxville.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/13/2000

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