Auction 97, Lot 361

"Athens", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Greece

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.6 x 13.4 inches
39.6 x 34 cm

Nice steel engraved plan centered on the Acropolis. Includes the Temple of Jupiter Olympius, Stadium Panathenaicum, The Gardens, the Pnyx, the Museum, etc. Further details of ancient walls, numerous churches, etc. Large inset of the Acropolis gives further detail. Plan and elevation views along the bottom show 13 different buildings plus two large elevations of the Acropolis. Plus three well rendered panorama views of Athens. A handsome sheet that was engraved by J. Henshall. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.

References:

Condition: B

Lightly age toned with a little foxing at two corners.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/5/2001

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