Auction 99, Lot 264

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 9.6 inches
33 x 24.4 cm

Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama. Three proposed railway/canals are shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. Two steel engraved vignettes: "The Fort at Chagres" and "Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras." Surrounded in a decorative border.

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Condition: A

A couple of small spots near border that are not distracting.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/12/2002

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