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An 1858 Wall Map of Cheshire Co., NH, by Lawerence Fagan, published by Smith & Morley, 59”x58” Orig.
A linen-backed 19th century wall map of Cheshire Co., NH. Lawrence Fagan travelled to Keene in February of 1857 and stayed at the Eagle Hotel for the 2 years of his project. He visited each town and hamlet in the county, mapping every road, dwelling and edifice of note.
• Map is entitled: “Map of Cheshire Co., New Hampshire”.
• Map is from actual survey by Lawrence Fagan.
• Map is published by Smith & Morley, 517, 519, 521 Minor St., Philadelphia, 1858.
• Produced by lithography on 4 sheets of paper mounted on a linen backing; original color.
• Original rods.
• Bottom Roller with acorn finials is 66” long.
• 6 engravings of six local scenes:
o Scene of Main St, Keene, from the south.
o Engraving of the Eagle Hotel, Keene , where Lawrence Fagan stayed for the 2 years he worked on the project.
o Engraving of Monadnock Mountain and Lake.
o Engraving of structure in Walpole.
o Schoolhouse in Dist. No. 2, East Jaffrey.
o View of the Cheshire House, Keene.
• There are inset maps of:
o Mill Village
o Chesterfield Factory
o West Swanzey
• Inset Towns:
o Paper Mill Village
• Inset Tables:
All items are sold "as is". This is antique map; small nicks and scratches are part of the beauty of an antique and are not described unless significant. The condition of this map is generally good. There is some deep water staining on the right side and some lighter water stains on the top right and left areas and the bottom right area (see photos).
This map may be picked up in Boylston, MA.
We can deliver this map to areas within a 100 mile radius. Email for a delivery estimate.
Shipping can be arranged for destinations beyond our local delivery area. E-mail for a shipping estimate. CONUS shipping will be via USPS Priority Mail Hold for Pick-Up.
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