"Gray's New Map of Saint Louis", Gray, Ormando Willis & Son
Subject: Missouri - St. Louis
Period: 1881 (published)
Publication: The National Atlas
Color: Hand Color
13 x 15.4 inches
33 x 39.1 cm
Delicately colored and engraved plan of the city with parts of East St. Louis, Brooklyn and Venice detailed across the river. Locates Tower Grove, Lafayette, and O'Fallon parks, the water works, fair grounds, zoological garden, grain elevators, etc. A single railroad bridge crosses the Mississippi River. Well colored map includes blue wash in the river.
Original pastel coloring.