Auction 97, Lot 201

"Junction City", Everts, L. H. & Company

Subject: Kansas

Period: 1887 (dated)

Publication: The Official Atlas of Kansas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.7 x 16.5 inches
62.7 x 41.9 cm

Large hand colored map shows the city in detail on a sale of 1:600. Features include the Union Pacific and Junction City R.R. joining and entering a large "Rail Road Grounds" at the city center. Numerous buildings are named including the courthouse, several grain elevators. A large park is at the center of the city. Surrounding the city are numerous additions, the largest belonging to the railroad. Large, uncolored tracts of land surround the city and carry the owners' name. On a full sheet of paper with centerfold. On the verso is a page map of Iola in Allen County. Plus 12 other smaller maps of Geneva, Udall, Dexter, Grand Summit, Floral, Cambridge, Seeley, East Geuda Springs, Torrance, Kellogg and New Salem. All with similar detail and full coloring.

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Condition: A

Marginal tear repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/5/2001

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