The Old Print Shop

Philadelphia.

  • ARTIST: Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored engraving,

    DATE: 1850-53

  • EDITION SIZE: 15 3/4 x 12 5/8" (400 x 320 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A pleasant map of the city from the Cowperthwait edition of Mitchell's, "A New Universal Atlas containing maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World". Mitchell is one of the first truly successful commercial cartographers in the U.S.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • CONDITION: Good condition save for faint dampstaining in the lower right corner. Original hand coloring.

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  • CATEGORIES: Maps