Auction 151, Lot 184

"[Lot of 2] A New Map of Indiana with Its Roads & Distances [and] A New Map of Illinois with Its Proposed Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Tanner, Henry Schenck

Subject: Indiana, Illinois

Period: 1841 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.3 x 13.8 inches
28.7 x 35.1 cm

This fine pair of early maps depict counties, roads, railroads, canals and settlements. The National Road is shown crossing through both states from Indianapolis to Terre Haute and St. Louis. Tables at both left and right display the distances along various steamboat routes to and from Louisville and St. Louis. An inset at the bottom of the Illinois map displays the lead region of northwestern Illinois and southern Wisconsin and identifies smelting furnaces, lead ore and copper mines. Published by Carey & Hart in Philadelphia. Size varies slightly.

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Condition: B+

Original color with light soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/19/2014

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