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Description

Detailed map of Florida, hand colored by counties.

Shows towns, township surveys, forts, swamps, lakes, rivers, railroads, roads, post offices, stations, etc. Large inset of the Keys. One of the best commercial atlas maps of the era. From one of the leading American map publisher's of the 1870s.

 

O.W. Gray Biography

O. W. Gray was a publishing firm based in Philadelphia. Later, they published as O. W. Gray & Son. They published atlases in the late nineteenth century. Gray's National Atlas was one of the most successful commercial ventures of the 1870s and one of the last to employ hand coloring on maps.