Indiana state c.1850 fine Thomas Cowperthwait scarce old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of Indiana with its Roads & Distances.
(U.S. individual states).
Issued c.1850-5, Phila. by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Scarce mid-19th century U.S. produced state map. Lithographed with original hand color.
List of Steam Boat Routes between Louisville- Pittsburg and New Orleans at top left. Railroad lines built, under construction and proposed shown as well as "plank roads".
Map displays light old damp staining, color is very soft/ mellow, unique to this issue.
Sheet measures c. 17"H x 13 3/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 14"H x 11 1/2"W.
Ristow, American maps and Mapmakers, 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.