Published 1854 in Philadelphia. Lithograph with original full wash hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 29.1cms x 34.7cms; image size: 251mm x 307mm. Colour coded according to province. Slight browning to margins else very good condition.
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. were a publishing company based in Philadelphia. They were part of the burgeoning atlas and map publishing in the early to mid-nineteenth century. They published many famous works, including Tanner’s New Universal Atlas. Their maps are notable for the decorative borders and fine, vivid original hand colouring.
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