"Amerique ", Cortambert, Eugene
Subject: Western Hemisphere - America
Period: 1864 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
14 x 18.5 inches
35.6 x 47 cm
Uncommon Civil War era map of the Americas showing the political divisions and locations of native tribes. The western United States consists of the large territories of Washington, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico and Nebraska. Arizona occupies the southern portion of New Mexico Territory but is not delineated. Includes a small inset of the Antilles and a large one of the eastern parts of the United States and Canada. Decorated by fancy titling and a keyboard-style border. Published by Boulanger & Legrand in Paris.
Issued folding with light toning along the fold lines. A couple of short edge tears confined to the left blank margin have been closed on verso with archival tape.