A stunning framed wall map of the United States. This 1847 edition features a decorative border of 30 alternating state seals and 16 important historical figures, set around the U.S. map.
The map was once a fold-out guide map, housed in "Phelps's Travellers Guide through the United States." It was engraved by J.M. Atwood and has original outline color by state. The inset city maps include a detailed depiction of New York and vicinity, as well as a nice inset of southern part of Florida. Larger inset maps of Philadelphia, Boston and Baltimore, and smaller maps of Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis complete the design.
The map covers the area from the Atlantic coastline, past the Mississippi River, with a large part of the eastern parts of Texas and Indian Territory shown. The inclusion of the areas around Chicago and St. Louis are among the earliest printed maps to provide a detailed treatment of these areas.
This map has been beautifully presented to archival standards in a custom beaded silver frame. Framed dimensions: 31 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W x 1 3/4" D.
This striking wall map was published in 1854 by Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning and has both full original hand-coloring and original hardware. This impression is both informative and highly decorative....
A striking and impressive 1887 wall map of the state of Maine by nineteenth century publishers Colby & Stuart. This highly detailed map is fully titled "Map of the State of Maine....
“World at One View” Hand-Colored Wall Map of the World. Published by Ensign and Thayer, 1847. This is a unique and desirable 1847 double hemisphere hand-colored lithographic map of the world,...