George W. Walker Lithograph and Publishing Co

Stunning Birds Eye View of Mt. Washington, New Hampshire

Bird's eye view from Mt. Washington New Hampshire. Issued by the passenger department Boston and Maine Railroad

DESCRIPTION: Stunning bird's-eye view from Mt. Washington New Hampshire in exquisite condition. The view centers on the summit of Mt. Washington, depicting the famous “Tip Top House” and other structures. The summit is shown surrounded by a ring of clouds that sets it apart from the other peaks. Shown in concentric circles falling away from Mt. Washington are the other major peaks of New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont, with numerous small towns and villages snuggled in the valleys. This colorful lithographed view of Mt. Washington is considered by many to be the most beautiful of all the birds-eye views published near the beginning of the 20th century.

Almost unused condition and still attached to its original folder. Very rare to find this view and cover in such fine condition. Photographs and text on the verso of the view about the history of Mount Washington, e.g.
… , the ancient "Agiochook" (mountain with snowy forehead) of the Indians is the highest point of land in eastern North America. .."

Created by George W. Walker, Boston, MA.and issued ca. 1902 by the passenger department of the Boston and Maine Railroad. Numerous legend entries are keyed numerically to 189 locations are identified on the view.

Key features (among 189 listed) include:
  • Mt. Washington R.R. Train
  • Summit House
  • Mount Eastman
  • Mount Doublehead
  • Mount Pleasant, Maine
  • Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire
  • Sebago Lake, Maine
  • Mount Madison
  • Baldface Mountain
  • Carter Dome
  • Mount Mansfield, Vermont
  • Connecticut River
  • Killington Peaks, Vermont
  • Lake Winnipesaukee
  • Mount Wachusett, Massachusetts
  • Squam Lake
  • Lake Sunapee

CREATOR: George W. Walker Lithograph and Publishing Co




CONDITION: Excellent.  Lithograph and its attached folder are in like-new condition. Crisp and bright with sharp folds. No tears, major holes or other issues. Narrow-ish margins.

COLORING: Multi-color lithograph.


SIZE: 24 " x 26 "


PRICE: $1725


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