Item #308555 Chicago. Samuel Augustus Jr MITCHELL.

Chicago

Washington: Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr., 1881.

Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 22 1/4" x 14 1/2"

This lovely map of Chicago from the 1881 edition of Mitchell's New General Atlas shows the City of Chicago as well as some parts of the surrounding suburbs. Streets are labeled, as well as parks, railroad lines, waterways, and some institutions. Wards are numbered as well. An index in the lower part of the map provides an alphabetized street guide.

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 map-making and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $200.00

Item #308555

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