White Bear Lake c.1850 antique lithograph Western U.S. view

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  • Sold Date: Jul 02, 2012
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White Bear Lake c.1850 antique lithograph Western U.S. view


Issued Washington, c. 1855-60 by United States Pacific Railroad (U.S.P.R.R.) Survey

Printed by Sarony, Major & Knapp.

Drawn by Stanley.

Printed in the mid-19th century, on quality paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.

Attractive, original mid 19th century tinted lithograph. One of the earliest printed depictions of this location.

In near VG or better condition [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 image.

Sheet measures c. 11 1/4" W x 8 1/2" H.

Engraved area measures c. 9 " W x 5 3/4" H


Any defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos.

[ 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
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