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Lot 0021
  • Title/Content of Map: Mode of Collecting Gold in Streams Running From the Apalatcy Mountains
  • Cartographer: Theodor de Bry
  • Place & Date: Frankfurt / 1590
  • Size: 9" x 13 1/4" (overall sheet)
  • Condition: b&w as published; marginal tears and folds well repaired

    Plate XLI from Part II of de Bry's Grands Voyages chronicling the French colonial attempts in Florida in the 1560s. The plates are based on Le Moyne's famous drawings of the French expeditions and the customs of Florida natives. In this plate, Indians are shown "panning" for gold in the Apalatcy (Appalachian) Mountains, far from the French fort in the River May.

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  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w as published; marginal tears and folds well repaired?

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    de Bry: Collecting Gold in Appalachia, 1590

    Estimate $110 - $125
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
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    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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