North America Territorial California ca. 1865 fine antique large color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
(Territories, Guatemala, Honduras, Texas, California, Panama)
Issued Edinburgh & London, by W. Blackwood & Sons
Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston
Fine and uncommon mid-19th century engraved map with attractive original outline hand color. Note the territorial shape of Western states such as Washington & Oregon.
Map remains well preserved, two closed 2" fold-line splits at centerfold ends, blank margins toned, overall visually appealing.
Pleasing antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 24 1/4" H x 19 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 22 3/8" H x 18" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 447