AN ANTIQUE MAP, "Plan of the City of Galveston Texas," CIRCA 1845,
hand colored lithograph on paper, with pencil inscriptions and filled in beachfront properties, a "Reference" chart at right, and lower right an inset view, "Chart of Galveston Bar and Harbor," mounted as an unfurled scroll. 27 1/2" x 42"
Provenance:Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas.
Sheets joined at center, the whole mounted to a linen back, and the surface covered in a yellow pigment, which appears to "conceal" an earlier pigment stain, a good presentation, some small losses, tears at edges, waving and buckling, but overall in good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.
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