Missouri state 1855 old Ensign Fanning cerographic attractive map hand coloredBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(North America- United States)
Issued NY, 1855 by Ensign, Bridgeman & Fanning.
Charming little mid-19th century antique miniature state map, wax engraved (cerographic) with excellent hand color.
Light uniform paper age toning otherwise clean, nice looking example. Text on reverse as always for this map.
Sheet measures c. 9" x 5 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 8" x 4 5/8".
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p. 257.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 2, pg. 25.
Woodward, The All-American Map- Wax Engraving and it's Influence on Cartography . pp. 27-8.