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A PROMOTIONAL MAP AND LAYOUT FOR THE CREATION OF A PROPOSED TEXAS CITY "NEW BIRMINGHAM, CHEROKEE COUNTY," NEW YORK, CIRCA 1888,

this printed plan for a Texas "Dream City," New Birmingham, Cherokee County, Texas, engraved by Keeler Alexander & Co, New York, N F Barrett Landscape Engineer, illegible Civil Engineer, published for the "Cherokee Land and Iron Company," hand colored views detailing New Birmingham as a county seat and its' map location in east Texas, the county courthouse, the iron ore foundry works, a fine scene of an east Texas wooded landscape, adjoining the city plan with park circles, streets, drives, avenues, train lines as well as residential and commercial areas. 25" x 31 1/2"

Provenance:Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas. Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas

Condition:

Nicely framed and matted. Good to very good condition for maps of this age and use including but not limited to normal creases, folds and slight darkening of paper from age.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized
$2,000
02/16/2020

 

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