For Sale: "Most Complete, Correct Map Ever Compiled and Drawn" of Dallas. From 1882.
|Courtesy Heritage Auctions|
Black and white map, measuring 31" x 23", giving a bird's eye view of the city of Dallas with land divided into lots which are numerically designated. Also includes several rail lines that serviced the Dallas area, streets, cemeteries, parks, and the Old Fair Grounds. Certified that "this is the most complete and correct Map ever compiled and drawn of the City of Dallas ... from field-notes and actual surveys Dallas. April 22d A. D. 1878" with three facsimile signatures of the City Engineer and two "Late" City Engineers.More beautiful than its fancier predecessor, this map's sitting at a $500 bid at present as part of Heritage's next Texana Signature Auction. Click here to enlarge. Is that big enough for you?