Africa continent Congo State 1886 Bradley large old hand colored folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Island of St. Helena / lower Egypt insets)
Issued c.1886, Phila by W. Bradley.
Depicts the "Congo Free State" in the center of the continent.
Attractive large folio late 19th century antique map. Engraved and lithographed with original hand color.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 19"H x 26 1/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/8"H x 19 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.