1886 Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. - Railroad map of the United States

SOLD: Detailed 19th century map of U.S. rail and steamship lines

Title:

Railroad map of the United States, showing the through lines of communication from the Atlantic to the Pacific, together with the various steamship lines along the seaboard. Copyright 1886 by Wm. M. Bradley & Bro.

Map maker:

Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr., John Y. Huber & Co.

Place and Year:

Philadelphia, 1886

Dimensions:

58 x 37 cm (14 x 22.5 in)

Technique:

Lithograph

Coloring:

Routes in red

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Map of the United States from Mitchell's New General Atlas, with important information on the late 19th century United States, including settlements, rivers, named railroads, steamship lines, and more. Oklahoma, in the midst of continual settlement that would eventually lead to the opening of unassigned lands and the claims of the so-called 'Sooners,'  is labeled Indian Territory.

CONDITION NOTES

Repaired tear in bottom margin slightly into the Gulf of Mexico at longitude 15º.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00413

REFERENCES

Rumsey 0594.000.

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