"A New Map of Louisiana with Its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place, Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Mitchell/Cowperthwait
Period: 1851 (circa)
Publication: A New Universal Atlas...
Color: Hand Color
14.3 x 11.6 inches
36.3 x 29.5 cm
This map of Louisiana locates numerous towns and villages, roads, railroads (established, in progress, and proposed), canals, and rivers. There is a large and detailed plan of New Orleans at top right with a key identifying districts and places of interest. Three tables give the steamboat routes between New Orleans and Pittsburgh, Natchitoches, and Balize. A handsome map with decorative borders that was issued during the publishing transition from Mitchell to Cowperthwait and contains no imprint below the title.
Original color with just a hint of toning along the sheet edges.