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Samuel Augustus Mitchell: A New Map of Louisiana with its Canals, Roads & Distances from placeto place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes..
artist QS:P170,Q3445785
A New Map of Louisiana with its Canals, Roads & Distances from placeto place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes..
English: An extremely attractive example of S. A. Mitchell Sr.’s 1853 map of Louisiana. Depicts the entire state color coded according to individual counties. Shows canals and roads with notations regarding steamboat and overland mileage. A large inset in the upper right hand quadrant offers a detailed city plan of central New Orleans. Shows grid structure, districts, important buildings, piers and wharfs. Surrounded by the green border common to Mitchell maps from the 1850s. Prepared by S. A. Mitchell for issued as plate no. 30 in the 1853 edition of his New Universal Atlas . Dated and copyrighted, “Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1850, by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co., in the Clerks office of the District court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Date 1853 (dated)
Dimensions Height: 12 in (30.4 cm); Width: 15 in (38.1 cm)
dimensions QS:P2048,12U218593;P2049,15U218593
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Geographicus link: LA-mitchell-1850

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics Of The World. (1853 issue)

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