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Auction 183, Lot 225

"Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of Ohio", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1852 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

28.9 x 25 inches
73.4 x 63.5 cm
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This attractive map of Ohio is surrounded by Colton's decorative border and a vignette of the State Capitol at lower right. Counties are delineated in full hand color with towns, cities, railroads, and canals depicted. A table at right shows county population growing from 1.5 million in 1840 to nearly 2 million in 1850.


Condition: B

Contemporary color. Issued folding, now fully backed with archival tissue, with a few small areas of loss to the map image, the largest of which measures 1.25" x 0.75" in Madison County. There is light toning along the folds and some minor soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/9/2021