Auction 103, Lot 204

"Wisconsin Southern Part", Morse & Breese

Subject: Wisconsin

Period: 1845 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

Very detailed map of Wisconsin up to Kewanee and Green Bay. Terrific detail with townships, roads, settlements, counties, mills and trading posts. Illustrates the flourishing lead industry with numerous mines shown and some named. Kenosha is Southport. This map was produced with the cerographic process that was the first use of printed color in maps, pioneered by Morse & Breese.

References: Phillips (A) 1228-31.

Condition: A

A couple insignificant spots.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 6/11/2003