Auction 98, Lot 184

"Map of The State of Minnesota", Taintor & Merrill

Subject: Minnesota

Period: 1876 (published)

Publication: The American Commercial Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28.8 x 21 inches
73.2 x 53.3 cm

Large and very detailed engraved map. Shows railroad and county development, roads, villages and towns. Includes a large portion of Wisconsin and Dakota, both left uncolored. Decorative and very delicate filigree-style border. Taintor's maps are some of the last fully hand colored maps produced and are not seen as frequently as other American mapmakers.

References: Phillips (A) 872-20.

Condition: B

Good impression and color. Toned along centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/6/2002

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