Mid-west Great Lakes MN WI MI 1855 antique U.S. state map old hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Map of Eight of the Western States, and a Part of Minnesota Territory.
(United States- America- Great Lakes region)
Issued c.1855, Phila. by Cowperthwait.
Interesting mid-century map which depicts Minnesota as a territory. Near miniature format, undoubtedly a scarce little map.
Charming little mid-19th century wax engraved (cerographic) map with original hand color. Some light old dampstaining along the edges, nice patina to map and pleasing overall appearance.
Paper and image remains shows signs of age, soiling and handling, but still with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 7 1/4"H x 6 1/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 6 1/4"H x 5 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 309.