Early Hand Colored "A New Map of Pennsylvania with it's Canals, Railroads, etc. Map of Pennsylvania" Published by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. No. 253 Market Street Philadelphia. Printed Circa 1850 to 1855 !!!
Historical information title strip tells about existing Canals & Future "Proposed Railroads" which is on top of the Glass and can be easily removed after purchase. Lower Left "Steamboat Routes" inset lower left.
Entered according to act of congress in the year 1850 by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District court of the eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Mounted on an acid free black paper backboard, and Framed in an Antique Gold Toned New Frame.
Outside Frame Measures 21 1/2 inches Long, and 17 1/2 inches High. Map Paper is 17 1/8 inches long, and 13 5/8 inches High.
Weighs 4 Pounds, and 8.6 Ounces.
Overall Excellent Condition with faintest of age toning to edge, and minor foxing in outside border. Originally printed 1/4 inch off center.
(Originally Priced at $175.00 but newly Listed on Ruby Lane for $150.00)