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Description

Detailed Antique Map of Kansas City, Missouri from 1884.

Separately-published antique map of Kansas City, Missouri printed in Chicago and published in Kansas City in 1884.

The map provides excellent coverage of the streets and railways of Kansas City at the time. It is hand-colored by subdivision, with the divisions labeled.

The map depicts Kansas City in its "Cow Town" / "Crossroads of the Country" era when it served as a major transshipment point for the agricultural goods of the Plains and Texas to make their way to Chicago and points farther east.

Condition Description
Separately-issued folding map mounted in original purple paper folder, lettered: "Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans." Light stain where the map is mounted to folder.