Republic of Chile Southern Portion Arauco 1855 U.S. Astronomical Expedition mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Sheet III - Map of the Republic of Chile. Compiled by the U.S. Astron. Expedition from the Surveys of Messrs. Pissis & Allan Campbell.
(South America, Republic of Chile, San Carlos, La Union, Arauco, Metallic Ores, Silver, Gold, Copper, Infrastructure).
Issued 1855, Washington by the U.S. Astronomical Expedition. Engraved by Siebert from Herbst.
Mid 19th century lithographed map printed on thin bond paper. Key locates gold, silver & copper mines as well as proposed railway lines.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 18 3/8" H x 11 3/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 16" H x 9 5/8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.