North & South America c.1821 engraved old Hewitt map original hand color outlineBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(North & South America).
Issued c.1821, Edinburgh, by J. Thomson. Drawn by Wyld. Engraved by Hewitt.
Decorative early 19th century antique engraved map with original outline hand color. City view of Cascade of Regla, near Mexico, in the bottom left corner.
Interesting to note the United States is confined to east of the Mississippi River, with Florida a separate entity. Curious bumb shape to Rocky Mountains.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 13 7/8"H x 10 3/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 11 1/2"H x 8 3/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4.