Original Copperplate Map

Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora


Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora
Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora
Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora
Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora
Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora

Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora    Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora

Highly-Prized Morse & Gaston Map. 1856 Map of Illinois Hand-Colored.

M ap is in Good condition. No folds, marks, tears, or writings. Moderate foxing along the left border.

Original Map Engraved on Copper-Plate for the 1856 Edition of The Diamond Atlas, American Edition, With Descriptions of All Countries: Exhibiting Their Actual and Comparative Extent, and Their Present Political Divisions, Founded on the Most Recent Discoveries and Rectifications; By Charles Colby, A. Editor of "Morse's General Atlas of the World;" The Western Hemisphere; Published 1856 by Morse & Gaston: New York, 115 and 117 Nassau, and 15 Spruce Streets; MDCCCLVI; a copy of the Title Page of which is Included. Impressive On Any Home or Office Wall Dimensions: 6" x 7" Fine Adornment of Illinois History. Great for History and Family Genealogy, as Map shows Cities, Towns, & Landmarks of 1856, Some of Which No Longer Exist Today.

A Rare and Highly-Prized Hand-Colored Map of American History, Copper-Plate Engraved on Gilt-Edged Paper, Published Five Years Before the Start of the Civil War. Complete Editions of Morse & Gaston's Atlas Are Quite Desirable and Tend Towards the Top-End of American Atlases. Exquisite Map for the Decorator, Historian, or Collector. Makes an Imaginative & Creative Gift. Greetings from Historical Savannah, Georgia: Founded 1733.

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Loveth, getteth, and useth maps, charts, and geographical globes. John Dee, Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. The item "Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora" is in sale since Sunday, July 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "jonesjackson" and is located in Savannah, Georgia.

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  1. Condition: Used
  2. Type: Hand-Colored
  3. Maker: Morse and Gaston
  4. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  5. Map View: Western Hemisphere
  6. Continent: North America
  7. Country/Region: United States of America
  8. North America States & Provinces: Illinios
  9. Year: 1856
  10. Format: Engraved
  11. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  12. Era: 1800s
  13. Engraver: Charles Colby
  14. Age: 161-yrs-old
  15. Date Range: 1800-1899
  16. US State: IL, IN, MI, OH, WI
  17. City: Chicago
  18. Cartographer/Publisher: Morse and Gaston


Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora    Original Hand-Colored 1856 Antique Pre-Civil War Map ILLINOIS Rockford Aurora