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Map of New Hampshire & Vermont by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co

£85.00 Approx $116.92, €99.53

Code: 54154

Date: 1855

Published 1855 in Pennsylvania, dated 1850 .  Lithograph with original full wash hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 33.8cms x 41.1cms; image size: 309mm x 379mm.   Characteristic green decorative border and pastel colouring. Top right is  a chart showing population tables by county. Railroads  marked in orange.  Browning to borders else very good condition indeed.

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.