"Hawaiian Group or Sandwich Islands", Colton, Joseph Hutchins
Period: 1855 (dated)
Color: Black & White
12.7 x 15.5 inches
32.3 x 39.4 cm
A decorative map with several maps of Pacific Islands enclosed in a decorative scroll border. The upper half of the map is a fine map of the Hawaiian Islands. The other six panels show the Samoan or Navigator Is., New Zealand, Feejee Islands, Society Islands, Marquesas or Washington Is., and Galapagos Islands. Excellent detail and finely engraved. The charts on the sheet were compiled from the surveys of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1841. Uncolored, as issued.
Light toning with a few tiny spots in the image.