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February 24, 2015 12:00 PM - March 2, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Otis F. Clapp Sketchbook

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2785T Location: Boston Date / Time: February 24, 2015 12:00PM


Otis F. Clapp Sketchbook, Massachusetts, c. 1864-66, the leather-bound sketchbook with brass clasp engraved "O.F. Clapp" including sixteen finely detailed pencil drawings of buildings and landscapes in Springfield, Chicopee, Charlemont, Swampscott, and Medfield, Massachusetts, as well as twenty-four finely detailed botanical and leaf drawings (many colored and dated), approximately 52 pages, book ht. 2 3/4, wd. 4 1/2, dp. 1/2 in.

Note: Otis Francis Clapp was a surveyor and engineer born in Boston 1843. He served as City Engineer in Providence, Rhode Island during the first decade of the 20th century; he died in 1917.
Estimate $400-600

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Massachusetts, Medfield, Francis Clapp, Otis Francis Clapp, surveyor and engineer, Rhode Island, City Engineer