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Auction 94, Lot 49

"Cirumjacent the North Pole", Hurst (family)

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1853 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11 x 11 inches
27.9 x 27.9 cm
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Original MANUSCRIPT map of the pole to the 40th Latitude depicting the political divisions, rivers, and capital cities of each country. The title is in a neat script attributing its origin to Standard Hill Academy, Midsummer 1853. The map is finely drawn in ink and hand-colored with water color. A very interesting and unusual piece.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/7/2001