Massachusetts Connecticut Rhode Island 1871 antique decorative hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
County Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
(New England, Cape Cod, Nantucket Island, Long Island Sound, Newport, Plymouth County)
Issued 1871, Philadelphia, by S. Augustus Mitchell
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with attractive original hand color.
Decorative mid-19th century lithographed map, set within a lovely ornate vegetation & grape cluster border.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some small age spotting, light age wear or minor light surface soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/8" H x 15 1/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 11 1/2" H x 14" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 260