1862 Map of Oceanica, exhibiting its Various Divisions, Island Grounps &c
By: Samuel A. Mitchell Jr.
Date: 1862 (published) Philadelphia
Dimensions: 10.5 x 13.25 inches (26.7 x 33.7 cm)
This is an authentic, antique lithograph by Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. of the Pacific Ocean. The map was published in Philadelphia as part of Mitchell's New General Atlas of 1862. It shows Earth’s largest ocean as divided into three primary regions, Polynesia, Australia, and Malaysia. In the lower right is a small inset map of the Sandwich Islands (present day Hawaii). The map is surrounded by an elaborate floral boarder that distinguished Mitchell’s works from other map makers of his era.
Condition: Map is in A condition showing a fine printing with bold original color on clean paper.
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