104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM


    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2486 | Lot 101
    Price Realized: $1,188With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

    • Sale 2486 Lot 101

      (PRINTS--PRESIDENTIAL.) Maps of the Atlantic States: Forts Sumter, Pickens, Monroe and McHenry. Hand-colored engraving, 26 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches to sight; laid down on early board in mat, toning, minor dampstaining, wear to mat, split in upper left corner with closed tear through Jackson's head. [Boston]: L. Prang & Co., 1861

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      Produced very early in the war, this print includes portraits of Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Winfield Scott, and Major Anderson ("The Hero of Sumter"), as well as a view of Harper's Ferry, inset maps of Washington, Baltimore and the principal forts, and more. We can find no other examples of this print in institutions or at auction. We have traced 3 examples of a very similar Prang print headed "Maps of the Eastern, Middle and Southern States" which omits the Winfield Scott and Harper's Ferry images; a copy of that version did sell at auction in 1906.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,188