By: Joseph H. Colton
Date: 1856 (published) New York
Dimensions: 14 x 17 inches (35.5 x 43.2 cm)
This is an original antique map of Maryland and Delaware, published by Joseph H. Colton out of New York in 1856. The map is color coded by county and shows railroads, common roads, rivers, canals, lakes, ports, large towns and villages of the mid-19th century. Important cities such as Wilmington, Baltimore, Frederick, and Washington D.C. can be found within the map. Included at lower left is an inset of the District of Columbia. Text at the bottom of the map explains the origins of the Mason & Dixon Line.
Condition: Map is in A condition with bold original color on clean paper with ample margins on all sides. Some light paper toning is apparent along the edge of the page.
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