Catalog Archive
Auction 95, Lot 115

"Panorama of the Seat of War - Birds Eye View of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia", Bachmann, John

Subject: Southeastern United States

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: Panorama of the Seat of War

Color: Printed Color

28 x 21.7 inches
71.1 x 55.1 cm
Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

Scarce, large bird's eye view of the Chesapeake Bay with Baltimore, Washington, Fredricksburg, Richmond, Petersburg, Suffolk and Portsmouth prominently featured. This unique combination of map and view provides a fascinating view of the region during the Civil War with roads and sea routes shown. Two-color lithograph, linen backed, with script titles.


Condition: B

Some creases, light soil and minor foxing in margins. Ten inch crack into image at left, separating paper but not the linen.

Estimate: $1,300 - $1,500


Closed on 6/13/2001