Texas 1857 Morse miniature state map w/ original hand color early RR linesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Americana, United States, Texas, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Corpus Christi).
Issued 1857, New York by Morse & Gaston for Colby.
Mid 19th century cerographic (wax engraved) map with original hand color.
Details include finished RR lines as well as proposed.
Nice looking example, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 6" W x 7 1/4" H.
Printed Area Measures c. 5" W x 6 " H.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3 pp 285.
Ristow, American Maps & Mapmakers, pp. 154, 468 & 469.