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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Colton, J. H.
Date:
1862
Short Title:
Virginia, Maryland, Delaware.
Publisher:
J.H. Colton
New York
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
80
Obj Width cm:
114
Scale 1:
760,320
Note:
The second 1862 issue with added towns (Fair Oaks, etc.) around Richmond. This copy issued in London by Bacon and Co. with the following on the paste down: "Bacon's Shilling Series of American War Maps... the series affording all the information required for tracing the movements of the armies." Full color by county. Dissected into 36 sections. Map folds into brown cloth covers 23x14.5 with a green paper label reading "Colton's Steel Plate Map Of The State Of Virginia, On The Largest Scale Ever Published, Minutely Delineating Every Fort, Town, Railway, And Stream, In The State. Price folded in Case 6s. In Cloth Case 10s. On Rollers Varnished 12s. 6d."
Reference:
Stephenson 25.9.
State/Province:
Delaware; Maryland; Virginia
Event:
U.S. Civil War
Full Title:
Colton's New Topographical Map of The States Of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, Showing Also Eastern Tennessee & Parts Of Other Adjoining States, All the Fortifications, Military Stations, Rail Roads, Common Roads and other Internal Improvements Compiled from the Latest & most Authentic Sources, On A Scale of 12 Miles to the Inch. Published By J.H. Colton, No. 172 William St. New York. Entered ... 1862, by J.H. Colton ... New York. Printed by Lang & Laing Lith 117 Fulton St. New York.
List No:
4856.001
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Lang & Laing
Publication Author:
Colton, J. H.
Pub Date:
1862
Pub Title:
Colton's New Topographical Map of The States Of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, Showing Also Eastern Tennessee & Parts Of Other Adjoining States, All the Fortifications, Military Stations, Rail Roads, Common Roads and other Internal Improvements Compiled from the Latest & most Authentic Sources, On A Scale of 12 Miles to the Inch. Published By J.H. Colton, No. 172 William St. New York. Entered ... 1862, by J.H. Colton ... New York. Printed by Lang & Laing Lith 117 Fulton St. New York.
Pub Reference:
Stephenson 25.9.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4856.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
23
Pub Width cm:
15
Image No:
4856001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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