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AN ANTIQUE BIRD'S EYE VIEW MAP, "Houston, Texas (Looking South)," 1891,

color lithograph on paper, "Copyrighted by D. W. Ensign & Co.," the foreground with a series of architectural views of Land & Trust Company's Bank and Safety Deposit Vaults, Electric Power Station of the Houston City Street Railway Co., A. Hampe Dry Goods and Millinery, City and Town Market, The Harris County Courthouse at Houston, The Houston Cotton Exchange Building, C.C. Gibb's Office Building Cor., Planters and Mechanics' National Bank (interior and exterior views), a "Church Directory" for Baptist, Catholic, Episcopal, Hebrew, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Colored in the lower right, and a "Directory of Public Buildings, Hotels, Railroads and Some of the Leading Manufactories." 26 3/4" x 43 1/4"

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

Condition:

Very good in-drawn repairs heavily at left, some toning and mild stains, but overall in good condition, wear commensurate with age.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized
$26,000
02/16/2020

 

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