Ottoman Empire Iran British Raj Qing Empire Japan Korea 1850 Cowperthwait mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Asia, Ottoman Empire, Arabia, Persia, Iran, Russian Empire, Afghanistan, Baluchistan, Pakistan, India, British Raj, China, Qing Empire, Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia).
Issued c.1850, Philadelphia by Cowperthwait.
Fine mid-19th century engraved map with original hand color. Cowperthwait maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of color as well as variant decorative borders.
New Holland (Australia) inset lower left displays the erroneous hook-shaped Lake Torrens.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any small age spots or minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2"H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.