Map. Hand colored engraving. Page measures 15 3/4" x 18 1/2".
Early map of Washington and Oregon from 1855 describing the coastal counties of the two Territories. Proposed Railroad details included. Both regions extend to the Continental Divide. From Colton's Atlas of the World Illustrating Physical and Political Geography, Volume 1. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.