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Auction 95, Lot 151

"Colton's Michigan", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1855 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 15.7 inches
32.3 x 39.9 cm

Attractive map colored by county and vividly depicting the extend of settlement in the mid 19th century. The most northern extent of the railways terminate at Saginaw, although the Flint & Pere Marquette R.R. is proposed. Surrounded by a decorative scroll border. Map of Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula on verso.


Condition: B

Some uneven toning with a couple of marginal tears, one entering border, all repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $40 - $60


Closed on 6/13/2001