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Lot 4179

Details: VARDEL, C. New York in 1674. early 20th century. Hand-colored print on laid paper with watermark: lower right: Ingres, top margin Canson & Montgolfier Francew. Sheet size: 19 x 23".

A vintage map of New York showing the city as it appeared in 1674. This colorful, decorative city plan depicts Lower Manhattan from a southeasterly birds-eye view, with the Hudson and East Rivers flanking "Manhatans Isleland", and showing various ships, boats and rafts. The top left corner is occupied by a decorative cartouche containing period tools of trade and industry.. The top right corner is allotted to a title cartouche, containing an interesting map key to locations of note, entitled Explanation. The bottom right corner contains the foreground of the layout a small portion of the shoreline of "Longe Isleland", at what is today Brooklyn. The map, which was created in the early 20th century, borrows stylistic elements from the 16th- and 17th-century European town views. Its cartographic sources appear to be the Castello and Dukes Plans of New Amsterdam, and/or some of their derivatives.

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New York in 1674 C VARDEL Early 20thC Hand Colored Laid

Estimate $200 - $400May 21, 2017
The Galleries at Worth Asset Brokerage
2085 Dryden Rd
Freeville, NY 13068
United States
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