Manifest Destiny Native Americans Indians Colton Atlas c.1865 engraved frontisBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
American Atlas frontis engraving.
(Native Americans / Westward Expansion / Manifest Destiny / etc.).
Issued New York, c.1855-60 by Colton.
Iconic mid-19th century antique engraved image. Atlas frontis piece, showing a steam train, factory and newly settled town on the distant horizon.
In attractive well preserved condition; Light dampstaining on each side near the borders; minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins. Overall the image is clean, and of real historical interest.
Sheet measures c. 13" x 17"
Engraved area measures c. 11" x 13"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1.