Auction 97, Lot 202

"Map of Osage City", Everts, L. H. & Company

Subject: Kansas

Period: 1887 (published)

Publication: The Official Atlas of Kansas

Color: Hand Color

22 x 17.5 inches
55.9 x 44.5 cm

Hand colored folding map shows the city in incredible detail on a sale of 1:600. Features include the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad bisecting the town complete with a roundhouse at its center. Numerous individual landholders and businesses are named and their properties identified. Subdivision sized areas appear to be 'company' housing developments: includes Osage Land & Mining Co., and Osage Carbon Co.'s plus several others. Beautifully and delicately colored on banknote-style paper.


Condition: A

Near perfect condition with just a few soft printers creases and close binders trim, as issued.

Estimate: $75 - $100


Closed on 12/5/2001