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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

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