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 Louisiana, published by Joseph H. Colton out of New York in 1856. The map is color coded by county with townships also identified and shows railroads, common roads, rivers, canals, lakes, ports, swamps, large towns and villages of the mid-19th century.
The map also offers great cartographic detail to the mouth of the Mississippi River that leads to New Orleans, Baton Rouge and many northern states and territories of the era. The Mississippi was a vital route of commerce for settlers on what was then the American Frontier.
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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