Auction 97, Lot 222

"Map of the Battlefield of Gettysburg…", U.S. War Department

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1903 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

33 x 46 inches
83.8 x 116.8 cm

This huge and detailed map was produced as part of the preparations for the 50th anniversary of the Civil War battle. Color-coded and filled with fascinating detail of monuments, markers, railroads, stone walls, fence types, etc. The names of present and past landowners are also noted. Published under the direction of the Gettysburg National Park Commission and drawn by the S.A. Hammond. Map is folded, as issued, with a little fold toning and a couple of small intersection splits. However, for a map of this size we consider it very good. A very historical map with amazing detail. Drawn by S.A. Hammond.


Condition: B

Good impression on thick paper, folding as issued. Light toning along some folds and a few fold intersection splits.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2001