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  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

Anonymous. [Turn of the century view of New York]
New-York. German, c.1900. Chromolithograph. 625 x 825mm.
An imposing bird's-eye view of New York, centred on Manhattan with the Brooklyn Suspension bridge (here called the East River Bridge) spanning the East River. Governors Island is in the bottom right.
[Ref: 17176]    £2,800.00 ($3,766 • €3,181 rates)


RIEGEL, Jacob. [Volunteer Fire Companies map of Philadelphia]
A Map of the City of Philadelphia Showing the Location of The Volunteer Fire Companies... Philadelphia: Insurance Company of North America; 1938. Chromolithograph. 580 x 790mm. Some minor staining.
A pictorial map of Philadelphia, celebrating the history of its Volunteer Fire Department and also the establishment of the Insurance Company of North America. Showing scenes of their early history. Includes references to the locations of Philadelphia's engine & hose houses. Vignettes of the history of the insurance company and notable events in firefighting activity of the 1790s, including the founding of hose companies, and the development of equipment, depictions of various uniform costumes, fire marks & engines used by some of the houses, border the map. Includes Notes: Sketches of model engines in the collection of The Insurance Company of North America". "This map is from an original print in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania", and Dedication: "To Thomas Mifflin Governor and Commander in Chief of the States of Pennsylvania. This plan of the city and suburb of Philadelphia is respectfully inscribed by the Edition 1794".
[Ref: 17157]    £375.00 ($504 • €426 rates)


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