Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH.) Korff Brothers. Map of the Submarine Telegraph Between America & Europe, with its Various Communications on the Two Continents. Hand-colored lithographed promotional map printed on heavy stock. 8 1/2x20 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins; light staining. New York, 1857

Additional Details

Intermediary variant of this scarce chart by Korff, with the course of the cable in the present copy initiating from Trinity Bay, as opposed to St. John's, Newfoundland observed in other examples; the inset map of St. John's Harbor generally seen in 1857 editions is absent here; seller's credit is given as McKee & Sitwell rather than Charles Magnus.