Auction 99, Lot 225

"Bay & Port of New York Capital of New York", Hayward, George

Subject: New York

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: D.T. Valentine's Manual

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm

Handsome small map of the entrance to New York Harbor based on Bellin's map, "Baye et Port d'York, Capitale de la Nouvelle York" of 1764. The city is shown as a tiny village with other settlements including Neversink, Gravesend, Newark, Woodbridge and Ambois. Delicately engraved title cartouche.

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Condition: B

Remargined at left. Later color.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/12/2002

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