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Charles Desilver:  Map of North America

Maps of North America



Title: Map of North America

Map Maker: Charles Desilver

Place / Date: Philadelphia / 1856

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 15.5 x 13 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 12317


Description:

Nice example of Charles Desilver's map of North America, showing early Western Territorial Boundaries, shortly after the Gadsden Purchase.

Detailed map of North America, extending from Russian Alaska and Greenland to Central America. Massive Nebraska Territory dominates the upper plains.

Massive Utah and New Mexico Territories remain in the west, along with Washington & Oregon extending to the Rocky Mountains. Kansas Territory still extends to the Rockies.  


Condition Description: A bit of dampstaining in lower left corner, else a nice example.


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