1873 Map / Plan SUTRO Nevada - Mining Camp - Ghost Town

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 24, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

You are bidding on this wonderful historical piece.

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It is a 40 - 50 year old (my best guess) bookplate print from some sort of historical textbook.

It measures 8 5/16" x 10 5/16".

The image size is approximately 7 x 7 1/4"

T is text on the reverse side but the paper is thick enough that it does not show through to the image side.

I always ship in between cardboard in a clasp envelope. Shipping and Handling is $5.95 for the first piece and an additional $1.50 for each piece tafter.

The images below may seem blurry on your monitor but I assure you they are as clear and crisp as a cold autumn morning

This is the full image:

This is a blown up portion of the image: Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro. That name will be forever linked to the history of California and Nevada mining operations. Sutro was a Prussian emigrant who came to America in 1850 at twenty years of age. While in San Francisco, he heard of the new gold rush to Washoe in Nevada. He went t and devised a new and more efficient method for recovery of gold and silver from quartz. Opening his own company, he built mills and roasting ovens and was earning $10,000 a month. But Sutro had a dream.
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