"North America from the Latest Authorities", Darton, William
Subject: North America
Period: 1812 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 9.3 inches
29.2 x 23.6 cm
An uncommon copper engraved chart in which Mexico controls the entire western portion from the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, and north to the Oregan R. and River of the West at about today's border with Canada. California and the Northwest are here called New England. The entire west is virtually blank with a few mountain ranges guessed at and the Colorado River named.
Nice impression and coloring with wide margins. Toned or foxed in blank oceans.