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1850 - Africa - Antique Map

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Item number: AFR287
Genuine Antique Hand-Colored Map


Maker: Mitchell/ Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Antique map from Mitchell's Intermediate Geography, by Augustus Mitchell and published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in 1850. Shows political boundaries, cities, some topography. A fascinating glimpse of what was known to Europeans in the mid-19th century. WIth the Mountains of the Moon, the Great Desert, and large Unexplored Regions. Inset maps of Egypt and Liberia and Sierra Leone. Very good antique condition with some tiny spots. Map measures approx.8 x 8 inches to the neatline. Total page size is 12.25 x 9.25 inches.

Item Number: AFR287