COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS An untitled road map extending from Boston, east to St. George's Fort and Penobscot Bay, THREE-SHEET MANUSCRIPT MAP ON VELLUM
Lot 49
COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS An untitled road map extending from Boston, east to St. George's Fort and Penobscot Bay, THREE-SHEET MANUSCRIPT MAP ON VELLUM
Sold for £50,400 (US$ 80,894) inc. premium

Lot Details
Manuscript map on vellum - Route from Boston, on 3 sheets Manuscript map on vellum - Route from Boston, on 3 sheets Manuscript map on vellum - Route from Boston, on 3 sheets
COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS
An untitled road map extending from Boston, east to St. George's Fort and Penobscot Bay, THREE-SHEET MANUSCRIPT MAP ON VELLUM, executed in black ink, mounted later on cloth with wooden rollers added, size (if joined) 360 x 1965mm., [c.1770]

Footnotes

  • The first sheet extends from Boston to Portsmouth via Newburyport. The second continues from Kittery to Falmouth in Casco Bay and New Casco. A rule-border has been supplied to contain a title which somehow never got beyound the word "A". The final sheet covers the route between Brunswick and Penobscot Bay, via Pownallborough (ie. a reduced version with less detail of the adjacent lot).

    Provenance: by direct descent from Sir Francis Bernard, governor of Massachusetts.
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