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AN ANTIQUE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS MAP, "Map of Texas," JOHN ARROWSMITH, LONDON, APRIL 17, 1841,

hand-colored lithograph on paper, by John Arrowsmith, with seal of the Republic of Texas and General Land Office, "Recognized as an Independent State by Great Britain 16th Novr. 1840," with a L/L inset "Plan of Galveston Bay from a M.S.([sic] Master Survey)," and a L/R inset view of North America, with hachures showing topographical elevation, showing old wagon trails and roads, natural resources such as stone, cherries, timber, rich land, buffalo & elk, deer and antelope, and other valuable lands. 24 1/4" x 20 3/4"

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

Condition:

Some tears, some backed repairs, creases as issued, toning, ink acid transfer, uneven edges, fading of color, overall in good condition, wear commensurate with age.

Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Price Realized
$6,000
09/20/2020

 

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