Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 188

"Colton's Georgetown and The City of Washington The Capital of the United States of America", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: District of Columbia

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 12.7 inches
39.9 x 32.3 cm

Fine plan of the Capital surrounded with three large engraved vignettes of The Capitol, Washington Monument, and Smithsonian Institute. Names all major streets and buildings. Decorative border.


Condition: B

Good impression and coloring. Toned with some light marginal staining away from borders.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/12/2002