"A New Map of Alabama with Its Roads & Distances from Place to Place, Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Mitchell/Cowperthwait
Period: 1854 (circa)
Publication: A New Universal Atlas...
Color: Hand Color
11.6 x 14.3 inches
29.5 x 36.3 cm
This nice mid-19th century map shows counties, major cities, roads, and railroads, including one that extends from Montgomery to Atlanta and beyond. Inset table lists the steam boat routes from Mobile to Tuscaloosa, Mobile to Montgomery, and Mobile to Pensacola. Fancy titling and decorative border with original color. Published in early 1854.
Original color with light toning along the edges of the sheet and minor scattered foxing mostly confined to the blank margins.