Steel engraving, original outline hand colouring. Overall size hinged in off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove : 36.2cms.x 37.7cms. Image size : 254mm.x 211mm. Centrefold as published. There is a key to the 'Classification of Places' on the left side of the map showing the symbolic representations of city populations . Texas outlined separately. At bottom of map is a highly decorative pictorial elevation chart showing the mountains of the region, labelled with their names and sizes:Rocky Mountains on the left and Mt Elias , highest Mt of N America to the right. Very good condition. John Crane Dower (1791? - 1847) engraver, draughtsman, publisher and printer. Engraved maps for the Greenwood brothers for Thomas Moule, Henry Teesdale and George Bradshaw. He left the business to his sons, John James Dower and Frederick James Dower and the former was also prolific in map production. (British Map Engravers Worms and Baynton-Williams)
|Map maker||Dower, John|
|Publisher||Orr and Co Amen Corner, Paternoster Row|
|Published at year||1835 circa|
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