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George H. Walker, Map of Boston Proper
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Description
Title: Map of Boston Proper.
Cartographer: George H. Walker (1848-1927).
Lithograph, c.1900.
Published by the Walker Lithograph and Publishing Co., Boston.
Image size 25 7/8 x 32 1/2" (65.7 x 82.4 cm).

Besides naming streets and wharfs, this map shows important buildings, ferry and railroad lines. Also outlined here is the original shoreline of Boston, before landfill greatly extended the city's boundaries.

The Walker Co. was formed in 1880 by George Hiram Walker and his brother Oscar. They were very prolific, publishing maps, atlases and bird's eye views of New England locales. The Walkers were the last of Boston's important lithographers. Former President George Bush is a descendent of this family.
Condition
Condition: Good condition, no tears or stains.
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George H. Walker, Map of Boston Proper

Estimate $100 - $200
Apr 03, 2021
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0193A: George H. Walker, Map of Boston Proper

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Lot 0193A Details

Description
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Title: Map of Boston Proper.
Cartographer: George H. Walker (1848-1927).
Lithograph, c.1900.
Published by the Walker Lithograph and Publishing Co., Boston.
Image size 25 7/8 x 32 1/2" (65.7 x 82.4 cm).

Besides naming streets and wharfs, this map shows important buildings, ferry and railroad lines. Also outlined here is the original shoreline of Boston, before landfill greatly extended the city's boundaries.

The Walker Co. was formed in 1880 by George Hiram Walker and his brother Oscar. They were very prolific, publishing maps, atlases and bird's eye views of New England locales. The Walkers were the last of Boston's important lithographers. Former President George Bush is a descendent of this family.
Condition
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Condition: Good condition, no tears or stains.

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