Cincinnati city plan 1860-62 Mitchell antique hand color lithograph map

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  • Sold Date: Nov 19, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Cincinnati city plan 1860-62 Mitchell antique hand color lithograph map

Plan of Cincinnati and Vicinity

Issued 1860-62, by S. A. Mitchell, Philadelphia

Fine original antique hand colored lithographed map. Printed on quality paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.

Map is surrounded by a lovely decorative border.

In near VG or better condition, light minor age wear, overall very presentable and attractive [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].

The printed area remains visually pleasing, a nice impression of an interesting antique map which will look nice when displayed.

Sheet measures c. 15 1/4" W x 12 3/8" H.

Printed area measures c. 13 1/4"W x 10 5/8" H

[18389]

[note : All old sheets of printed paper possibly have short edge splits. Each sheet has existed for a very long time and has probably been handled repeatedly in the course of it's existence. It has a history unique to it as an object. Most of the time any edge splits are short, minor, insignificant and have been closed- either long ago or more recently with small pieces of archival tape. Most often these splits are trivial and easy to overlook visually. Basically, they would not significantly affect the piece adversely.
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