Berkshire Hills Massachusetts 1896 Watson Life Insur. Co. promotional huge mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Railway and Highway Map of the Famous Berkshire Hills Region, Showing Also Villages and Points of Interest: From Official Records and Other Information.
(Old Maps, North America, United States, New England, Massachusetts, Western Mass, Berkshire Mountains, Pittsfield).
Issued 1883 , Pittsfield, Massachusetts for the Berkshire Life Insurance Company. Map by Walter Watson.
Scarce large detailed late 19th century promotional color lithographed folding map with a vignette showing the company building.
Well preserved, fresh, nice looking example with pleasing age patina. Several short minor clean splits along fold line intersections, short closed edge tear from right side (archival tape).
Old (original?) fold lines as issued, (perhaps was issued within a card stock lettered cover).
Scarce oversized 19th century color lithographed promotional map for this local Insurance Company.
Sheet Measures c. 32" H x 24" W. (approaching 3 feet high).
Engraved Area Measures c. 29 1/2" H x 21 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.