Item #256832 Philadelphia. Samuel Augustus Sr MITCHELL.


Philadelphia: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus, 1853.

Map. Engraving and lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 15.75" x 12.75".

Beautiful town plan of Philadelphia. Shows streets, notable buildings and institutions (listed in numbered key), parks, railroad and wards. Small tear bottom center margin, chips along right and left margins and top right corner, none affecting image.

Samuel Augustus Mitchell Sr. (1792-1868) was one of the leaders in American cartography of the 19th century and pioneered the conversion of engraved map plates to more affordable lithographic plates. His son, Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful mapmaking and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $150.00

Item #256832